Geologic Mapping of Coal Beds (Northeastern Montana)

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OT Collection ID: OT.042016.26913.1
OT Collection Name: Geologic Mapping of Coal Beds (Northeastern Montana)
Short Name: MT14_Sprain
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.042016.26913.1

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    Collection Overview: This is an NCALM Seed grant (PI Courtney Sprain, University of California, Berkeley) collected for the purpose of mapping the coal beds of northeastern Montana. The survey area consists of a rectangle located 20 km NNW of Jordan, MT and 17 km south of the Fort Peck Reservoir.

    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: Geologic Mapping of Coal Beds (Northeastern Montana). Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2023-03-24

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: Jordan, Montana, coal beds, Fort Peck Reservoir, lidar

    Survey Date: 10/18/2014

    Publication Date: 04/29/2016
    Total number of points: 1,027,342,737 pts

    Area: 56 km2

    Point Density: 18.35 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified261,217,157
        Class 2 - Ground766,116,263
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)9,317

    Raster Resolution: 0.25 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) UTM Zone 13N [EPSG: 26913]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 12A) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: 2014_Seed_Sprain_Metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: MT14_Sprain.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 47.5381095019202°     South: 47.4749533570827°     East: -106.973123989584°     West: -107.11912106033°