Lidar Survey of Sparta Earthquake Rupture, NC 2020

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OT Collection ID: OT.122022.32617.1
OT Collection Name: Lidar Survey of Sparta Earthquake Rupture, NC 2020
Short Name: NC20_Fig
Collection Platform: Airborne Lidar
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    Collection Overview: NCALM logo This lidar dataset was collected by NCALM for Paula Figueiredo at North Carolina State University. This dataset was collected to examine earthquake dynamics related to the Mw 5.1 2020 earthquake in Sparta, North Carolina. The study area covers approximately 11 km2.

    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: Figueiredo, P. (2022). Lidar Survey of Sparta Earthquake Rupture, NC 2020. National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). Distributed by OpenTopography. Accessed: 2023-02-07

    Use License: CC BY 4.0

    Dataset Keywords: earthquake, displacement, rupture, lidar, tectonic

    Survey Date: 11/14/2020

    Publication Date: 01/03/2023
    Data Provider and Roles:
    Funder Collector Principal Investigator
    • Paula Figueiredo - North Carolina State University
    Total number of points: 404,811,171 pts

    Area: 11.19 km2

    Point Density: 36.18 pts/m2

        Class 1 - Unclassified204,440,794
        Class 2 - Ground200,369,534
        Class 7 - Low Point (low noise)249
        Class 18 - High Noise594

    Raster Resolution: 0.25 meter

    Coordinate System:
        Horizontal: UTM Zone 17N WGS84 [EPSG: 32617]
        Vertical: Ellipsoid

    Units: meter

    Survey Report: NC20_Fig_metadata.pdf

    LAS Validation Data Report: Reports
    Tile index in shapefile format: Download

    Dataset Extent in KMZ format: Download

    Dataset Spatial Bounds: North: 36.5093186676327°     South: 36.4684485012036°     East: -81.0662415555758°     West: -81.1244278941003°