Canterbury, New Zealand 2016-2017

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OT Collection ID: OT.032019.2193.1
OT Collection Name: Canterbury, New Zealand 2016-2017
Short Name: NZ16_Canterbury
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Lidar was captured for Environment Canterbury Regional Council by AAM New Zealand in Nov 2016 through to Jan 2017. The original dataset were generated by AAM New Zealand and their subcontractors. The survey area includes Ashburton, Lower Rangitata, Darfield, Hakataramea, Methven, Moeraki, Omarama, Otematata, Rakaia, Rolleston, Tekapo, Waimate. Data management and distribution is by Land Information New Zealand.

    Prepared DEM and DSM files are available through the LINZ Data Service:

    Dataset Acknowledgement: Released under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 ( Attribution Required for Copies: "Copyright in this work is owned by Environment Canterbury Regional Council". Attribution Required for Derivative works: "Copyright in the underlying dataset from which this work has been derived is owned by Environment Canterbury Regional Council".

    Dataset Citation: LINZ (2019). Canterbury, New Zealand 2016-2017. Collected by AAM New Zealand Limited. Distributed by OpenTopography and Land Information New Zealand (LINZ). Accessed: 2022-12-10

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: ashburton, darfield, hakataramea, methven, moeraki, omarama, otematata, rakaia, rangitata, rolleston, waimate, tekapo, canterbury, south island, new zealand, linz, aam, lidar

    Survey Date: 11/01/2016 - 01/31/2017

    Publication Date: 03/21/2019
    Total number of points: 7,570,497,656 pts

    Area: 2,199.22 km2

    Point Density: 3.44 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified3,910,022,194
        Class 2 - Ground3,588,208,278
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)14,433,666
        Class 9 - Water57,833,518

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000 [EPSG: 2193]
        Vertical: NZVD2016 [EPSG: 7839]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: NZ16_Canterbury_Metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: NZ16_Canterbury.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: -43.4536973440381°     South: -45.3674963708825°     East: 172.645148035158°     West: 169.78137706272°