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Airborne Lidar

Last modified by Matt Paget on 2018/01/25 05:52

Airborne LiDAR - Riegl Q560, point, raster and full waveform, Australian field sites (including AusCover supersites)

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Figure 1: The Riegl Q560 laser scanner mounted in the underwing pod.

Link to the data

DescriptorData linkLayer name/Location
Persistent URLhttp://www.auscover.org.au/purl/airborne-lidar-qa-all-sites
GeoNetwork recordNot Available Yet
Instrument files (ftp)ftp://qld.auscover.org.au/airborne_validation/lidar/

Data licence and Access rights

ItemDetail
RightsRights owned by the Airborne Research Australia (ARA). Rights licensed subject to Creative Commons Attribution (CC BY).
LicenceCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 License, http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0.
AccessThese data can be freely downloaded and used subject to the CC BY licence. Attribution and citation is required as described at http://www.auscover.org.au/citation. We ask that you send us citations and copies of publications arising from work that use these data.

Abstract or Summary

Spatial and Temporal extents

ItemDetail
Spatial resolution (metres)0.3 m
Spatial coverage (degrees)
Temporal resolution1 day
Temporal coverage2012-02-01, ongoing
Sensor & platformairborne lidar
ItemDetail
Spatial representation typegrid and vector
Spatial reference systemWGS 84

Point of contact

ItemDetail
NameRebecca Trevithick
OrganisationRemote Sensing Centre - Queensland Department of Science, Information Technology, Innovation and the Arts
PositionScientist
Emailrebecca.trevithick@qld.gov.au
RolepointOfContact
AddressRemote Sensing Centre, DSITIA, EcoSciences Precinct
Telephone(07) 3170 5679

Keywords

ThesauriKeyword
GCMDEARTH SCIENCE > BIOSPHERE > VEGETATION > VEGETATION COVER
CFvegetation_area_fraction
FoREnvironmental Sciences > Ecological Applications = 0501

There are three main thesauri that AusCover recommends:

  1. Global Change Master Directory (http://gcmd.nasa.gov)
  2. Climate and Forecast (CF) convention standard names (http://cfconventions.org/standard-names.html).
  3. Fields of Research codes (http://www.abs.gov.au/ausstats/abs@.nsf/0/6BB427AB9696C225CA2574180004463E?opendocument).

Data quality

Validation status

Related products

ItemProduct link
Ground LidarTLS Products

References

ItemDetail or link
Online infodata report (http://tern-auscover.science.uq.edu.au/thredds/catalog/auscover/field_and_airborne_datasets/airborne/metadata/catalog.html?dataset=airborne_metadata/auscover_data_report_20130325_0815.pdf)

Sampling strategy

Product version history

Version labelDetail
1.0Initial release

Metadata history

DateDetail
2013-03-14Metadata creation date
Tags:
Created by Bec Trevithick on 2013/03/14 10:21

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