NEON D17 Pacific Southwest- California

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OT Collection ID: OT.092015.32611.1
OT Collection Name: NEON D17 Pacific Southwest- California
Short Name: NEON_D17
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NEON field sites surveyed: San Joaquin Experiment Range (SJER), Soaproot Saddle (SOAP), Providence Creek (PROV), and Teakettle (TEAK) Geographic Characteristics: The primary objectives of the 2013 combined airborne and field campaign were to test flight operations and nominal flight collection parameters and obtain a dataset supporting spatial/temporal scaling studies underway as part of NASA's HyspIRI Airborne Campaign. AOP surveyed three NEON terrestrial sites and one aquatic site located in central California, extending over a large elevation/climate gradient from the southern foothills to the mixed conifer forest zone of the Sierra Nevada. These sites cover diverse ecological sub-regions ranging from open woodland dominated by oaks and foothill pine at the San Joaquin Experiment Range core site (SJER), mixed conifer/deciduous forest at the Soaproot Saddle relocatable site (SOAP) and Providence Creek aquatic site (PROV), and red fir forest at the Teakettle relocatable site (TEAK). Supporting ground measurements of field spectral data, vegetation structure data, and foliar samples were made in a subset of sites and in conjunction with the airborne observations. For full details about this campaign, read NEON Technical Memo TM-005. - See more at: Neon Inc.

    The NEON Level 1 Slant Range Waveform LiDAR data product, NEON.DOM.SITE.DP1.30001, provides a geolocated waveform for each laser pulse in a binary output format. Waveform data is available for the San Joaquin Experiment Range (SJER), Soaproot Saddle (SOAP), and Teakettle (TEAK) field sites via the following links:

    Dataset Acknowledgement: Copyright 2013 National Ecological Observatory Network, Inc. Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person or organization obtaining a copy of the NEON Observatory data products, associated software and accompanying documentation covered by this license (the "NEON Data Products") to use, reproduce, display, distribute, publish, execute, and transmit the NEON Data Products, and to prepare derivative works of the NEON Data Products, and to permit third-parties to whom the NEON Data Products are furnished to do so, all subject to the following: The copyright notices in the NEON Data Products and this entire statement, including the above copyright statement, license grant, this restriction and the following disclaimer, must be included in all copies of the NEON Data Products, in whole or in part, and all derivative works of the Data Products. THE NEON DATA PRODUCTS ARE PROVIDED "AS IS", WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE COPYRIGHT HOLDERS OR ANYONE DISTRIBUTING THE NEON DATA PRODUCTS BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE NEON DATA PRODUCTS. - See more at:

    Dataset Citation: NEON D17 Pacific Southwest- California. Distributed by OpenTopography. . Accessed: 2023-09-25

    Use License: Not Provided

    Dataset Keywords: Sierra Nevada, NEON, NEON Inc, lidar

    Survey Date: 06/09/2011 - 06/15/2013

    Publication Date: 05/27/2016
    Total number of points: 1,421,212,403 pts

    Area: 550 km2

    Point Density: 7.55 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified141,090,555
        Class 2 - Ground787,262,520
        Class 5 - High Vegetation490,964,705
        Class 6 - Building1,890,945
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)3,678

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: WGS84 / UTM Zone 11N [EPSG: 32611]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 12A) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: NEON_D17.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 37.1448270280001°     South: 36.91526°     East: -118.897927°     West: -119.791440323°