Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana, USA 2009

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5069/G95M63M8
OT Collection ID: OT.102016.26915.1
OT Collection Name: Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana, USA 2009
Short Name: LA09_Buttles
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.102016.26915.1

    Raster Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTSDEM.102016.26915.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM logo Airborne Lidar data of Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana, USA, a delta prograding into Atchafalaya Bay, Gulf of Mexico.

    Note: The rasters available for this dataset will not exactly match those produced from the point cloud. To get the same rasters start with the complete unclassified point cloud and follow the methods described in the full metadata file.

    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.

    Dataset Citation: Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana, USA 2009. Distributed by OpenTopography. https://doi.org/10.5069/G95M63M8 . Accessed: 2022-12-10

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: Wax Lake Delta, Louisiana, prograding, Gulf of Mexico, Atchafalaya Bay, lidar

    Survey Date: 01/14/2009

    Publication Date: 10/28/2016
    Total number of points: 386,598,082 pts

    Area: 228.87 km2

    Point Density: 1.69 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified203,961,214
        Class 2 - Ground182,630,791
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)6,077

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 UTM Zone 15N [EPSG: 26915]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 03) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: LA09_Buttles_metadata.zip

    LAS Validation Data Report: LA09_Buttles.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 29.5683056496068°     South: 29.4152268516171°     East: -91.349615599099°     West: -91.5420008590938°