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Title: University of Alaska, Fairbanks, T Field; Classified LiDAR Point Cloud, Digital Surface Model, Digital Terrain Model, Orthophoto Mosaic, and Multispectral Orthomosaic Imagery; Fairbanks, Alaska; 18 August 2023
The University of Alaska Fairbanks T Field is a legacy farm field that is part of the National Science Foundation (NSF) Funded Permafrost Grown project. We are studying the long-term effects of permafrost thaw following initial clearing for cultivation purposes. In this regard, we have acquired very high resolution light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data and digital photography from a DJI M300 drone using a Zenmuse L1 and a MicaSense RedEdge-P camera. The Zenmuse L1 integrates a Livox Lidar module, a high-accuracy inertial measurement units (IMU), and a camera with a 1-inch CMOS on a 3-axis stabilized gimbal. The MicaSense RedEdge-P camera has five multispectral bands and a high-resolution panchromatic band. The drone was configured to fly in real-time kinematic (RTK) mode at an altitude of 60 meters above ground level using the DJI D-RTK 2 base station. Data was acquired using a 50% sidelap and a 70% frontlap for the Zenmuse L1 and an 80% sidelap and a 75% frontlap for the MicaSense. Additional ground control was established with a Leica GS18 global navigation satellite system (GNSS) and all data have been post-processed to World Geodetic System 1984 (WGS84) universal transverse mercator (UTM) Zone 6 North using ellipsoid heights. Data outputs include a two-class-classified LiDAR point cloud, digital surface model, digital terrain model, an orthophoto mosaic, and a multispectral orthoimage consisting of five bands. Image acquisition occurred on 18 August 2023.  more » « less
Award ID(s):
2126965 1929170
NSF-PAR ID:
10495885
Author(s) / Creator(s):
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Publisher / Repository:
NSF Arctic Data Center
Date Published:
Subject(s) / Keyword(s):
["Drone","LiDAR","Photogrammetry","Digital Surface Model","Digital Terrain Model","Multispectral"]
Format(s):
Medium: X
Sponsoring Org:
National Science Foundation
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