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ID A-1-98-PC
Abstract National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Airborne Topographic data (LIDAR) of field activity A-1-98-PC in West Coast from 04/08/1998 to 04/28/1998
Organization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Project/Theme Spring 1998 West Coast - Post-El Nino
Activity Type Airborne Topographic
Platform Airplane
Area of Operation West Coast, Pacific Coast, US
Bounding Coordinates
49.75000
-131.75000    -114.25000
30.25000
Dates 04/08/1998 (JD 098) to 04/28/1998 (JD 118)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Lynne Dingerson, NOAA
Ann Gibbs, USGS
Equipment Used
LIDAR
Purpose
This data was collected as part of an effort to map beach topography
efficiently and cheaply.
Notes
The Airborne LIDAR Assessment of Coastal Erosion (ALACE)
project was a partnership between NOAA, NASA, and U.S. Geological
Survery (USGS). It has been collecting baseline coastal topographic
data for the conterminous U.S. since 1996. NOAA left the partnership
after the fall 2000 season, but USGS and NASA continue to collect data
for research purposes. This data may eventually be available via LDART.
The ALACE collections are typically targeted at a narrow strip of sandy
beach and are usually a kilometer or less in width. Many areas have
both baseline data and post-storm data. In general, this data has not
been checked with ground control, but has undergone internal
consistency checks.
Publications
Coastal Erosion Along the U.S. West Coast During the 1997-98 El Nino:
Expectations and Observations, available on-line at:

http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/lidar/AGU_fall98/

Storlazzi, C.D., Barnard, P.L., Collins, B.D., Finlayson, D.P., Golden, N.E., Hatcher, G.A., Kayen, R.E., and Ruggiero, Peter, 2007, High-Resolution Topographic, Bathymetric, and Oceanographic Data for the Pleasure Point Area, Santa Cruz County, California: 2005-2007, U.S. Geological Survey Open File Report 2007-1270, available on line at: http://pubs.usgs.gov/of/2007/1270/
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