Paleo-Outburst Floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA

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OT Collection ID: OT.102019.6339.2
OT Collection Name: Paleo-Outburst Floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA
Short Name: CA18_Feehan
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Point Cloud Data   Bulk Download     opentopoID: OTLAS.102019.6339.2

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    This lidar dataset was collected as part of an NCALM Seed grant for Scott Feehan at the University of Nevada, Reno. This project was designed to quantify the geomorphic effectiveness of paleo-outburst floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA. The survey area covers approximately 92.99 km2 .

    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-1830734.

    Dataset Citation: Feehan, S. (2019). Paleo-Outburst Floods in the Truckee River Canyon, CA. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. Accessed: 2024-02-23

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: lidar, SEED, flood, Truckee, Geomorphic, paleo outburst

    Survey Date: 09/22/2018 - 09/23/2018

    Publication Date: 11/06/2019
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Collector Principal Investigator
    • Scott Feehan - University of Nevada, Reno
    Total number of points: 781,516,176 pts

    Area: 92.99 km2

    Point Density: 8.40 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified474,190,386
        Class 2 - Ground305,975,213
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)3,163
        Class 9 - Water675,220
        Class 38 - Reserved130,126
        Class 39 - Reserved542,068

    Raster Resolution: 1 meter

    Orthophoto Resolution: 0.08 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: NAD83 / UTM Zone 10N Meters [EPSG: 6339]
        Vertical: NAVD88 (GEOID 12B) [EPSG: 5703]

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: Reports

    LAS Validation Data Report: CA18_Feehan.html
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 39.3954702129972°     South: 39.1551238204583°     East: -120.008695802298°     West: -120.29447953755°