Idaho LiDAR Consortium (ILC): Emerald Creek

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OT Collection ID: OT.042012.26911.5
OT Collection Name: Idaho LiDAR Consortium (ILC): Emerald Creek
Short Name: ILC04_Emerald
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.042012.26911.5
    Collection Overview: The lidar survey was conducted by vendor Spectrum Mapping LCC, a Lidar company. Lidar instrument Datis II sensor was flown over the period of 10 and 12 July 2004. The data were delivered in ASCII format (files separated by vegetation points and ground points) with information on X, Y, elevation, Return number, RGB and scan angle. The primary goal of the study is to provide operational implementation of Lidar technology in support of project level planning. The proposed applications of Lidar in support of planning are: vegetation structural modeling, erosion modeling, fuels, transportation planning, timber system planning, wildlife habitat modeling, and stream quality. The Rocky Mountain Research Station will provide the development of peer-reviewed forest structural metrics and technical support in implementation of Lidar technology. The technical specifications have been defined to specifically support vegetation modeling using Lidar data. The project area consists of one contiguous blocks totaling 13234 hectares in Emerald Creek, St. Joe National Forest, Idaho. The project area consists of moderately variable topographic configurations with diverse vegetation components.

    Dataset Acknowledgement: Proper credit to Idaho Lidar Consortium.

    Dataset Citation: Idaho LiDAR Consortium (ILC): Emerald Creek. Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2023-12-08

    Use License: Not Provided

    Dataset Keywords: Idaho, lidar

    Survey Date: 07/10/2004 - 07/12/2004

    Publication Date: 05/04/2012
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Partner Collector
    • Spectrum Mapping LLC
    Total number of points: 139,931,386 pts

    Area: 132 km2

    Point Density: 1.06 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified139,931,386

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 / UTM Zone 11N [EPSG: 26911]
        Vertical: NAVD88 [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: ILC04_Emerald.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 47.0716151552612°     South: 46.9446036594424°     East: -116.250917377739°     West: -116.455371720924°