3D Landscape Reconstruction and Land Use Modeling, Chaco Canyon, NM 2016

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5069/G9XG9P8D
OT Collection ID: OT.042019.6342.1
OT Collection Name: 3D Landscape Reconstruction and Land Use Modeling, Chaco Canyon, NM 2016
Short Name: NM16_Dorshow
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM logo

    This dataset, located within Chaco Canyon, New Mexico was collected by NCALM for Dr. Wetherbee Dorshow and Dr. Wirt Wills to help reconstruct the three dimensional landscape as well as model land use at Chaco Canyon, New Mexico. The survey area totaled approximately 543 km2.

    NOTE: NCALM reprocessed this dataset with updated Optech LMS software, and this newly reprocessed version was released via OpenTopography on June 8th 2021.

    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-1339015.

    Dataset Citation: Dorshow, W. (2019). 3D Landscape Reconstruction and Land Use Modeling, Chaco Canyon, NM 2016. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. https://doi.org/10.5069/G9XG9P8D.. Accessed: 2023-12-08

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar, New Mexico, Chaco Canyon, landscape, land use, 3D modeling

    Survey Date: 10/12/2016 - 10/15/2016

    Publication Date: 04/05/2019
    Total number of points: 13,662,458,721 pts

    Area: 542.72 km2

    Point Density: 25.56 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified2,825,063,304
        Class 2 - Ground10,837,341,776
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)875
        Class 18 - High Noise52,766

    Raster Resolution: 0.5 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) (EPOCH:2010) / UTM Zone 13N [EPSG: 6342]
        Vertical: NAVD88 [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: Reports
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 36.1325407223784°     South: 35.9276197846079°     East: -107.633559287243°     West: -108.161492754543°