Austin, TX, Rapid Response, 2015

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OT Collection ID: OT.072017.26914.1
OT Collection Name: Austin, TX, Rapid Response, 2015
Short Name: TX15_Rapid
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.072017.26914.1

    Raster Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTSDEM.072017.26914.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM logo PI: Dr. Paola Passalacqua, University of Texas, Austin
    The requested survey area consisted of a polygon located over downtown Austin, TX, and the surrounding area. The polygon encloses approximately 157 km2 (60.5 mi2). The survey took place on June 12-13, 2015 (DOY 163 & 164) following flooding in Central Texas in late May, 2015.

    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: Passalacqua, P. (2015): Austin, TX, Rapid Response, 2015 airborne lidar survey. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. Accessed: 2023-10-02

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: texas, austin, flood, river, urban, city, lidar

    Survey Date: 06/12/2015 - 06/13/2015

    Publication Date: 07/28/2017
    Total number of points: 2,489,104,221 pts

    Area: 195.86 km2

    Point Density: 12.71 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified2,258,802,810
        Class 2 - Ground230,174,002
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)127,409

    Raster Resolution: 0.5 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) UTM Zone 14N [EPSG: 26914]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 12A) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: TX15_Rapid.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 30.4060143835101°     South: 30.212640980097°     East: -97.6891805399762°     West: -97.8445711256609°