North Carolina Coast: Quantifying Patterns of Coastal Change (June 2006)

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OT Collection ID: OT.032013.26918.1
OT Collection Name: North Carolina Coast: Quantifying Patterns of Coastal Change (June 2006)
Short Name: NC06_Tebbens
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview:

    NCALM Project. PI: Sara Tebbens, Wright State University. This Lidar survey was conducted over the North Carolina Outer Banks between Cape Lookout and Manteo on June 22, 2006 (GPS Day 173). The survey window needed to be optimized for both a low PDOP (strong satellite geometry) and low tide, with low tide being more essential. Both of these objectives were successfully met as best as possible. Low tide at Cape Hatteras on June 22 (06/22/2006) was 11:02AM LDT and was predicted at -0.2 L. Our survey time was from 10:10 AM - 1:30 PM which included degraded PDOP from 12:15 - 12:45, but was otherwise good.

    Three flight passes were required to cover the coastline. The coastline was flown by eye since navigation waypoints for this project were not provided. Data available through OpenTopography were collected at a "low pass" height (600 meters). This area was re-surveyed in July 2007 and data are available through OpenTopography: North Carolina Coast: Quantifying Patterns of Coastal Change (July 2007)

    Publications associated with this dataset can be found at NCALM's Data Tracking Center

    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: North Carolina Coast: Quantifying Patterns of Coastal Change (June 2006). Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2023-12-08

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar

    Survey Date: 06/22/2006

    Publication Date: 03/28/2013
    Total number of points: 126,719,522 pts

    Area: 96 km2

    Point Density: 1.32 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified50,323,426
        Class 2 - Ground76,396,096

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (CORS96) / UTM Zone 18N [EPSG: 26918]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: NC06_Tebbens.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.818371876366°     South: 34.6098871342163°     East: -75.458001497593°     West: -76.5279505394057°