LiDAR Survey of Parts of Potomac and Susquehanna Rivers

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OT Collection ID: OT.032013.26918.3
OT Collection Name: LiDAR Survey of Parts of Potomac and Susquehanna Rivers
Short Name: VA05_Bierman
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM Project. PI: Paul Bierman, University of Vermont. The survey area consisted of two polygons: 1) over a portion of the Potomac River in Washington D.C. enclosing 60 square km; and 2) over a portion of the Susquehanna River in Pennsylvania enclosing 23 square km. The Susquehanna survey took place on January 9, 2005 and the Potomac survey took place on January 11, 2005.

    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: LiDAR Survey of Parts of Potomac and Susquehanna Rivers. Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2024-02-26

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar

    Survey Date: 01/09/2005 - 01/11/2005

    Publication Date: 03/27/2013
    Total number of points: 116,504,840 pts

    Area: 85 km2

    Point Density: 1.37 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified79,907,927
        Class 2 - Ground36,596,913

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    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: VA05_Bierman.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 39.8504680779527°     South: 38.9542738348292°     East: -76.25087520235°     West: -77.3081242537509°