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.

    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: Geologic Mapping of Coal Beds (Northeastern Montana). Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2023-09-25

    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: Reports

    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°