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Title NOAA LiDAR
Archive All Files / GIS Raster Data / General GIS Data / Other
Description

This LiDAR-derived data was collected by the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Technical Center of Expertise using the Compact Hydrographic Airborne Rapid Total Survey (CHARTS) system. The data includes hydrographic and topographic data and were collected to depict the elevations above and below water along the immediate coastal zone at 3 m resolution. The survey generally extends 750 meters inland and up to 1500 meters over the water (depending on water depth and clarity) and this subset extends from the Sapelo Sound south to Saint Simons Island. The goal of the project is to collect data covering the shoreline of the conterminous United States where feasible. The project is lead by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

This zip archive contains an ESRI GRID file and associated metadata. We recommend saving the contents to a new, empty folder. A jpeg image of the data set is also available for download/viewing.

Contributor John Carpenter
Citation

John Carpenter. 2008. NOAA LiDAR. Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER File Archive, University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia. (http://gce-lter.marsci.uga.edu/public/app/resource_details.asp?id=300)

Key Words Altamaha Sound, Egg Island, elevation, LIDAR, Little Saint Simons Island, NOAA, Saint Simons Island, Sapelo Island, Sapelo Sound
File Date Sep 02, 2008 (version 1)
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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959 and OCE-1237140. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.