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ID A-1-98-EC
Also Known As Fall 1998
Abstract National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration,National Aeronautics and Space Administration,United States Geological Survey. Airborne Topographic data (LIDAR) of field activity A-1-98-EC in North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania from 09/01/1998 to 09/09/1998
Organization National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
National Aeronautics and Space Administration
United States Geological Survey
Project/Theme Airborne LIDAR Assessment of Coastal Erosion (ALACE)
Coastal Change Hazards
Activity Type Airborne Topographic
Platform Airplane
Area of Operation North Carolina, Virginia, Pennsylvania, East Coast US
Bounding Coordinates
-83.75000     -66.25000
Dates 09/01/1998 (JD 244) to 09/09/1998 (JD 252)
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.
Post Hurricane Bonnie.

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.
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Navigation data nav    
Times   050.times    

A-1-98-EC location map of where navigation 

equipment operated

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