Merced, CA: Origin and Evolution of the Mima Mounds

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OT Collection ID: OT.012013.26910.2
OT Collection Name: Merced, CA: Origin and Evolution of the Mima Mounds
Short Name: CA06_Reed
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed Project. PI: Sarah Reed, University of California, Berkeley. This lidar survey was conducted on Sunday, September 17, 2006 on a 33 square kilometer polygon northeast of Merced in Merced County, California. These data were collected to investigate the origin and evolution of Mima mounds in California's Central Valley.

    Dataset Acknowledgement: Lidar data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM - NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Dataset Citation: Merced, CA: Origin and Evolution of the Mima Mounds. Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2022-12-09

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar

    Survey Date: 09/17/2006

    Publication Date: 01/28/2013
    Total number of points: 95,745,348 pts

    Area: 33 km2

    Point Density: 2.9 pts/m2

        Class 0 - Never classified95,745,348

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 10N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26910]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report:

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA06_Reed.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 37.4661489568469°     South: 37.3890696346791°     East: -120.376004957442°     West: -120.463006528017°