Apopka, FL: Using LiDAR to Identify Optimal Gopher Tortoise habitat

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5069/G94M92GW
OT Collection ID: OT.062012.26917.1
OT Collection Name: Apopka, FL: Using LiDAR to Identify Optimal Gopher Tortoise habitat
Short Name: FL11_Catano
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.062012.26917.1

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    Collection Overview: NCALM Seed. PI: Chris Catano, University of Central Florida. The survey area covers 49 square kilometers of the Wekiwa Springs State Park near Apopka, Florida. The data were collected to identify optimal habitat for the Gopher Tortoise (Gopherus Polyphemus).

    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 - https://ncalm.cive.uh.edu). NCALM funding provided by NSF's Division of Earth Sciences, Instrumentation and Facilities Program. EAR-1043051.

    Dataset Citation: Apopka, FL: Using LiDAR to Identify Optimal Gopher Tortoise habitat. Distributed by OpenTopography. https://doi.org/10.5069/G94M92GW . Accessed: 2023-10-02

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: Florida, lidar

    Survey Date: 06/25/2011

    Publication Date: 06/26/2012
    Total number of points: 329,835,902 pts

    Area: 49 km2

    Point Density: 6.73 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified280,537,059
        Class 2 - Ground49,293,940
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)4,903

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 17N NAD83 (CORS96) [EPSG: 26917]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: FL11_Catano.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 28.7826961887744°     South: 28.7013217447525°     East: -81.4429331250482°     West: -81.5111646287382°