2019 Ridgecrest, CA Post-Earthquake Lidar Collection

DOI: https://doi.org/10.5069/G9W0942Z
OT Collection ID: OT.012020.32611.1
OT Collection Name: 2019 Ridgecrest, CA Post-Earthquake Lidar Collection
Short Name: CA19_ridge2
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Airborne lidar survey of surface ruptures and ground failure features associated with the 4 and 5 July 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake sequence.


    For additional information about this dataset see:
    Hudnut, K.W., B. Brooks, K. Scharer, J.L. Hernandez, T.E. Dawson, M.E. Oskin, R. Arrowsmith, C.A. Goulet, K. Blake, M.L. Boggs, S. Bork, C.L. Glennie, J.C. Fernandez-Diaz, A. Singhania, D. Hauser, S. Sorhus (2020), Airborne Lidar and Electro-Optical Imagery Along Surface Ruptures of the 2019 Ridgecrest Earthquake Sequence, Southern California, in press, Seismological Research Letters (preprint available upon request)



    Dataset Acknowledgement: LiDAR data acquisition and processing completed by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). NCALM funding for this project provided by the U.S. Geological Survey and by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program (EAR-1339015), and the NSF RAPID program (EAR-1945754, EAR-1945781).

    Dataset Citation: Hudnut, K.W., B. Brooks, K. Scharer, J.L. Hernandez, T.E. Dawson, M.E. Oskin, R. Arrowsmith, C.A. Goulet, K. Blake, M.L. Boggs, S. Bork, C.L. Glennie, J.C. Fernandez-Diaz, A. Singhania, D. Hauser, S. Sorhus (2020). 2019 Ridgecrest, CA Post-Earthquake Lidar Collection. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. https://doi.org/10.5069/G9W0942Z. Accessed: 2020-03-28

    Dataset Keywords: Ridgecrest, Earthquake, Surface Rupture, CA, California

    Survey Date: 07/27/2019 - 08/02/2019

    Publication Date: 01/28/2020
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funders Partner Collector Principal Investigators
    • Kenneth Hudnut - United States Geological Survey
    • Benjamin Brooks - United States Geological Survey
    • Katherine Scharer - United States Geological Survey
    • Michael Oskin - University of California, Davis
    • Christine Goulet - University of Southern California
    • Yehuda Ben-Zion - University of Southern California
    Total lidar returns: 8,396,936,044 pts

    Area: 274.53 km2

    Point Density: 30.59 pts/m2

    Classifications:
        Class 1 - Unclassified8,396,899,862
        Class 7 - Low Point (noise)1
        Class 18 - Reserved36,181

    Raster Resolution: 0.5 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 11N WGS84 [EPSG: 32611]
        Vertical: WGS84 [EPSG: 4326]

    Survey Report: CA19_ridgecrest2_metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA19_ridge2.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.6666057405219°     South: 35.53037921585°     East: -117.327709935083°     West: -117.663456189066°