Erosion and sedimentation within the Kern River Canyon, CA

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OT Collection ID: OT.052019.6340.1
OT Collection Name: Erosion and sedimentation within the Kern River Canyon, CA
Short Name: CA16_Krugh
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM logo This lidar dataset was collected for William Krugh at California State University, Bakersfield as part of the Center for Climate and Natural Resource Solutions for Water-limited Regions project. This project is part of NSF's Center for Research Excellence in Science and Technology (CREST) program. Roughly 252 km2 of data were collected over the Kern River Canyon east of Bakersfield, CA.

    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: Krugh, W. (2019). Erosion and sedimentation within the Sierra Nevada Valley, CA. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. Accessed: 2023-03-24

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar, sierra nevada, sedimentation, erosion, water, california

    Survey Date: 10/09/2016 - 10/10/2016

    Publication Date: 05/24/2019
    Total number of points: 5,876,132,749 pts

    Area: 252.04 km2

    Point Density: 23.31 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified4,786,783,000
        Class 2 - Ground1,089,349,749

    Raster Resolution: 1.0 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) (EPOCH:2010) / UTM Zone 11N [EPSG: 6340]
        Vertical: NAVD88 [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report:

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA16_Krugh.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 35.6578349864147°     South: 35.4004397700604°     East: -118.438161536294°     West: -118.858138990072°