Meandering Channels in Death Valley, CA 2019

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OT Collection ID: OT.072020.6340.2
OT Collection Name: Meandering Channels in Death Valley, CA 2019
Short Name: CA19_Douglas
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.072020.6340.2

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    Collection Overview: NCALM logo This lidar dataset was collected as part of an NCALM Seed grant for Madison Douglas at the California Institute of Technology. This study uses meandering channels in Death Valley to determine the role of bank cohesion for un-vegetated rivers. The study area covers approximately 72 km 2 near South Death Valley, California.

    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-1830734.

    Dataset Citation: Douglas, M. (2020). Meandering Channels in Death Valley, CA 2019. National Center (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. Accessed: 2023-06-07

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar, Death Valley, channels, rivers, bank cohesion

    Survey Date: 09/27/2019 - 09/28/2019

    Publication Date: 07/29/2020
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Collector Principal Investigator
    • Madison Douglas - California Institute of Technology
    Total number of points: 1,415,797,113 pts

    Area: 72.61 km2

    Point Density: 19.50 pts/m2

        Class 0 - Never classified76,002
        Class 1 - Unclassified1,415,721,110
        Class 8 - Model Key/Reserved1

    Raster Resolution: 0.5 meter

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

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: CA19_Douglas_metadata.pdf

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

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 36.2076902080985°     South: 35.9915721726128°     East: -116.738789276862°     West: -116.838419634926°