Topographic Signatures of Barrier Island Vulnerability, TX 2021

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OT Collection ID: OT.082022.32614.1
OT Collection Name: Topographic Signatures of Barrier Island Vulnerability, TX 2021
Short Name: TX21_Fisher
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.082022.32614.1

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    Collection Overview: NCALM logo

    This lidar dataset was collected as part of an NCALM Seed grant for Kenton Fisher at Texas A&M University. This dataset was collected to help analyze changes in the sand budget, elevation, and geomorphic facies of Padre Island, Texas. The study area is located on Padre Island, east of Port Mansfield, Texas and covers approximately 61 km2.

    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: Fisher, K. (2022). Topographic Signatures of Barrier Island Vulnerability, TX 2021. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. Accessed: 2022-12-02

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: barrier island, coastline, erosion, storm surge, sea level, Texas

    Survey Date: 11/29/2021

    Publication Date: 08/22/2022

    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Collector Principal Investigator
    • Kenton Fisher - Texas A&M University
    Total number of points: 1,668,552,516 pts

    Area: 63.94 km2

    Point Density: 26.10 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified924,674,661
        Class 2 - Ground743,850,673
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)25,174
        Class 18 - High Noise2,008

    Raster Resolution: 0.25 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 14N WGS84 [EPSG: 32614]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID18) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: TX21_Fisher_metadata.pdf

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

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 26.6328862214271°     South: 26.5424667611904°     East: -97.2515627501894°     West: -97.3754706246475°