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ID A-1-04-AK
Abstract National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. Airborne Topographic data (LIDAR) of field activity A-1-04-AK in Alaska from 07/21/2004 to 08/11/2004
Organization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
Project/Theme Spring 1998 West Coast - Post-El Nino
Activity Type Airborne Topographic
Platform Airplane
Area of Operation Alaska
Bounding Coordinates
165.25000    -125.25000
Dates 07/21/2004 (JD 203) to 08/11/2004 (JD 224)
Analog Materials No analog holdings.
Information Specialist
Lynne Dingerson, NOAA
Equipment Used
This data was collected as part of an effort to map beach topography
efficiently and cheaply.
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.
Got Help? For A-1-04-AK, we would appreciate any information on -- analog materials, chief scientist, contract, crew, days at sea, dive count, funding, information to be derived, kms of navigation, national plan, NGDC Info, owner, ports, project number, publications, scanned materials, seismic description, station count, station description, submersible, summary, tabulated info.
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A-1-04-AK location map of where navigation 

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