Niobrara River, Nebraska

OT Collection ID: OT.102016.26914.1
OT Collection Name: Niobrara River, Nebraska
Short Name: NE15_AlexanderB
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud (532 nm)   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.102016.26914.1b

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    Collection Overview: NCALM logo This dataset was collected as an NCALM Seed grant for PI Jason Alexander, University of Wyoming, for the purpose of quantifying the relationship between channel morphology and the topography of large emergent sandbars.

    This survey was performed with 2 different LiDAR systems: 1) Optech Gemini Airborne Laser Terrain Mapper (ALTM) which is an infrared laser mapping sensor and 2) Optech Aquarius ALTM which is a hybrid laser mapping system as it collects simultaneous land and shallow water-depth measurements. It operates in the green spectrum, thus enabling it to penetrate water. These LiDAR mapping systems along with an Optech 12-bit full waveform digitizer were mounted consecutively in a twin-engine Piper PA- 31-350 Navajo Chieftain (Tail Number N154WW).

    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

    Use License: Not Provided

    Dataset Keywords: N/A

    Survey Date: 07/11/2015

    Publication Date: 12/07/2016
    Total number of points: 289,149,362 pts

    Area: 61 km2

    Point Density: 4.85 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified156,946,505
        Class 2 - Ground84,641,851
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)1
        Class 9 - Water34,724,725
        Class 10 - Rail13,316
        Class 15 - Transmission Tower12,822,964

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinates System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 (2011) UTM Zone 14N [EPSG: 26914]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 09) [EPSG: 5703]

    Survey Report: 2015_Alexander_Nebraska_Metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: NE15_AlexanderB.html
    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 42.8405077634647°     South: 42.6968030743806°     East: -99.1809917127469°     West: -99.5607312877417°