Lidar Transects along Yucatan Peninsula and San Gervasio, Mexico

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OT Collection ID: OT.102019.32616.1
OT Collection Name: Lidar Transects along Yucatan Peninsula and San Gervasio, Mexico
Short Name: MX17_Stanton
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data       opentopoID: OTLAS.102019.32616.1

    Raster Data       opentopoID: OTSDEM.102019.32616.1
    Collection Overview: NCALM logo Data was collected between April 29 and May 03, 2017 as part of a lidar survey along the Yucatan Peninsula and San Gervasio, Mexico. This data was collected by NCALM for Travis Stanton in the Anthropology Department at University of California, Riverside. Approximately 438 km2 of high resolution data were collected for this project.

    Publications associated with this dataset can be found at NCALM's Data Tracking Center

    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-1339015.

    Dataset Citation: Stanton, T. (2019). Lidar Transects along Yucatan Peninsula and San Gervasio, Mexico. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. Accessed: 2024-04-21

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar, mexico, Yucatan, San Gervasio, cancun, Chichen, COBA, Tulum,

    Survey Date: 04/29/2017 - 05/03/2017

    Publication Date: 11/06/2019
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Collector Principal Investigator
    • Travis Stanton - University of California, Riverside
    Total number of points: 18,357,188,974 pts

    Area: 438.66 km2

    Point Density: 41.85 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified32,253,884
        Class 2 - Ground5,091,404,803
        Class 3 - Low Vegetation801,678,534
        Class 4 - Medium Vegetation4,295,193,086
        Class 5 - High Vegetation8,136,648,007
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)10,660

    Raster Resolution: 0.5 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 16N Meters [EPSG: 32616]
        Vertical: WGS84 [EPSG: 4326]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: MX17_Stanton.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 20.8335309370669°     South: 20.3106342758754°     East: -86.8188815900011°     West: -89.057450881756°