Channel Avulsion in Bishop, California

OT Collection ID: OT.092016.26911.2
OT Collection Name: Channel Avulsion in Bishop, California
Short Name: CA15_Morgan
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM logo This dataset was collected as an NCALM Seed grant for PI Alexander Morgan, University of Virginia, for the purpose of investigating the triggers for channel avulsion on alluvial fans. The survey area consisted of a polygon located in California 49 km east of Bishop.

    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: N/A - Citation Guidance

    Dataset Keywords: Alluvial fan, California, Bishop, channel,

    Survey Date: 07/01/2015

    Publication Date: 09/28/2016
    Total lidar returns: 444,557,480 pts

    Area: 52 km2

    Point Density: 8.55 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified365,816,610
        Class 2 - Ground78,740,870

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) UTM Zone 11N [EPSG: 26911]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 12A) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: 2015Seed_Morgan_Metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA15_Morgan.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 37.3319773496256°     South: 37.2233793784216°     East: -117.774524304701°     West: -117.879439700236°