Kohala Peninsula, Hawaii: Precipitation Effects on Landscape Evolution

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5069/G9J67DW7
OT Collection ID: OT.012014.26904.1
OT Collection Name: Kohala Peninsula, Hawaii: Precipitation Effects on Landscape Evolution
Short Name: HI13_Murphy
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Brendan P. Murphy, The University of Texas at Austin. The survey area consisted of a 46 square kilometer irregular polygon on the island of Hawaii covering two distinct watersheds on the Kohala Peninsula. The data were collected to quantify the role of spatially variable climate in bedrock fluvial incision on the Kohala Peninsula. Repeated efforts were made to survey this area over an 8-day span. Unfortunately the ever-present cloud cover on the wet side prevented the completion of the survey. The survey attempts took placed from February 5, 2013 through February 12, 2013.

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

    Dataset Citation: Kohala Peninsula, Hawaii: Precipitation Effects on Landscape Evolution. Distributed by OpenTopography. https://doi.org/10.5069/G9J67DW7 . Accessed: 2022-12-06

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar

    Survey Date: 02/05/2013 - 02/12/2013

    Publication Date: 01/27/2014
    Total number of points: 355,382,059 pts

    Area: 46 km2

    Point Density: 7.73 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified122,818,538
        Class 2 - Ground222,513,237
        Class 5 - High Vegetation10,036,684
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)13,600

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 04N NAD83 (PA11) [EPSG: 26904]
        Vertical: GEOID 12A

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: 2013_Murphy_KohalaPeninsula_HI.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: HI13_Murphy.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 20.2282019647958°     South: 20.1024778042201°     East: -155.771898132061°     West: -155.882658087436°