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Metadata Identifier: gov.noaa.csc.maps:2008_USACE_IN_m588

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MD_DataIdentification

Count Component Title Abstract
1 2008 US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) National Coastal Mapping Program (NCMP) Topobathy Lidar - Indiana (Lake Michigan shoreline) The data contained in these files contain topographic data collected by the CHARTS system along Lake Michigan, Indiana. The data are broken into boxes. The box layout index is provided by the shape file, "in_boxes.shp", and the box numbers for labels are in the "Box" field of the shape file. The data file names are based on the year, project, area name, box number, and product type. An example of the file name is "2008_NCMP_IN_Michigan_07_02DS08070_006_080916_1955_A_00452.las." The 14th digit within the file name corresponds with the box names used. The data was collected and processed in geographic coordinates and ellipsoid heights. The positions are relative to NAD83 in decimal degrees of longitude and latitude. The heights were converted from ellipsoid to orthometric heights using the Geoid03 model with the results in meters. The date and time of each point are also MM:SS.SSSSSS. The format of the file is LAS version 1.0
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SV_Identification

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CI_Citation

Count Component Title Date Citation Identifier
1 2008 US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) National Coastal Mapping Program (NCMP) Topobathy Lidar - Indiana (Lake Michigan shoreline)
    2011-05-31
3 None
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    CI_Series

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    CI_ResponsibleParty

    Count Component Individual Organization Position Email Role Linkage
    1 Mike Sutherland(author) author
    1 NOAA CSC (publisher) publisher
    1 JALBTCX (pointOfContact) pointOfContact
    1 NOAA CSC(distributor) distributor
    3 JALBTCX (processor) processor
    Unresolved Xlinks
    Mike Sutherland(author) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:contact[1]
    NOAA CSC (originator) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:citation[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[1]
    JALBTCX (originator) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:citation[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[2]
    NOAA CSC (publisher) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:citation[1]/gmd:CI_Citation[1]/gmd:citedResponsibleParty[3]
    JALBTCX (pointOfContact) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:pointOfContact[1]
    NOAA CSC(distributor) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:distributionInfo[1]/gmd:MD_Distribution[1]/gmd:distributor[1]/gmd:MD_Distributor[1]/gmd:distributorContact[1]
    Mike Sutherland at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:distributionInfo[1]/gmd:MD_Distribution[1]/gmd:distributor[2]/gmd:MD_Distributor[1]/gmd:distributorContact[1]
    JALBTCX (processor) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[1]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:processor[1]
    NOAA CSC (processor) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[3]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:processor[1]
    Mike Sutherland (processor) at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[4]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:processor[1]
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    CI_OnlineResource

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    MD_Identifier or RS_Identifier

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    EX_Extent

    Bounding Box Temporal Extent
    Count Component Description West East North South Start End
    1 -87.5516 -86.8243 41.7774 41.5835 2008-09-17 2008-09-26
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    EX_GeographicBoundingBox

    Count Component West East North South
    1 -87.5516 -86.8243 41.7774 41.5835
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    EX_TemporalExtent

    Count Component Start End
    1 2008-09-17 2008-09-26
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    MD_Format

    Count Component Name Version specification
    1 LAZ
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    MD_Medium

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    MD_Constraints

    Unresolved Xlinks
    Lidar Use Limitation at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:resourceConstraints[1]
    NOAA Legal Statement at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:identificationInfo[1]/gmd:MD_DataIdentification[1]/gmd:resourceConstraints[2]
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    MD_ReferenceSystem

    Unresolved Xlinks
    NAD83 at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:referenceSystemInfo[1]
    Ellipsoid at: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:referenceSystemInfo[2]
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    MD_GridSpatialRepresentation

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    MD_Georeferenceable or MI_Georeferenceable

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    MD_Georectified or MI_Georectified

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    MD_Dimension

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    MD_CoverageDescription or MI_CoverageDescription

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    MD_Band or MI_Band

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    MI_RangeElementDescription

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    MD_AggregateInformation

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    LE_Source or LI_Source

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    LE_ProcessStep or LI_ProcessStep

    Count Component DateTime Description
    1 2009-01-01T00:00:00 These data were collected using the CHARTS surveys system. It is owned by the Naval Oceanographic Office and Operated through contract. The system collects topographic lidar data at 20kHz and hydrographic data at 3kHz. The system also collects RGB imagery at 1Hz. A CASI-1500 hyperspectral line scanner is integrated with the system as well. Aircraft position, velocity and acceleration information are collected through a combination of Novatel and POS A/V equipment. Raw data are collected and transferred to the office for downloading and processing in SHOALS GCS software. GPS data are processed using POSPac software and the results are combined with the lidar data to produce 3-D positions for each lidar shot. These data are edited using Fledermaus software where anomalous data are removed from the dataset. The edited data are written to 5 km tiles along the shoreline using chartsLAS, a program written by NAVO. This program reads data from the original binary format files and produces separate ASCII files for first and last return data. The data are converted from ellipsoid to orthometric heights, based on the GEOID03 model, within the chartsLAS program.
    JALBTCX (processor) at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[1]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:processor[1]
    1 2011-05-01T00:00:00 The NOAA Coastal Services Center (CSC) received the data as unclassified files in ASCII format. The files contained LiDAR intensity and elevation measurements. CSC performed the following processing on the data for data storage and Digital Coast provisioning: 1. The data were converted from ASCII to las format. 2. The data were classified as 1 for the topo data (no bare earth) using the topo last (TL) elevation and 11 for the hydro data. 3. The data were converted from NAVD88 heights to ellipsoid heights using Geoid03. 4. The LAS header fields were sorted by latitude and updated.
    1 2014-01-09T00:00:00 Times had originally been stored as POSIX seconds when converted to LAS. This was switched to adjusted GPS time (GPS seconds - 1e9) to conform to the LAS 1.2 standard. The data were also converted to LAZ format.
    NOAA CSC (processor) at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[3]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:processor[1]
    1 2014-03-14T00:00:00 The NOAA National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC) received lidar data files via ftp transfer from the NOAA Coastal Services Center. The data are currently being served via NOAA CSC Digital Coast at http://www.csc.noaa.gov/digitalcoast/. The data can be used to re-populate the system. The data are archived in LAS or LAZ format. The LAS format is an industry standard for LiDAR data developed by the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS); LAZ is a loseless compressed version of LAS developed by Martin Isenburg (http://www.laszip.org/). The data are exclusively in geographic coordinates (either NAD83 or ITRF94). The data are referenced vertically to the ellipsoid (either GRS80 or ITRF94), allowing for the ability to apply the most up to date geoid model when transforming to orthometric heights.
    Mike Sutherland (processor) at Xpath: /gmi:MI_Metadata/gmd:dataQualityInfo[1]/gmd:DQ_DataQuality[1]/gmd:lineage[1]/gmd:LI_Lineage[1]/gmd:processStep[4]/gmi:LE_ProcessStep[1]/gmd:processor[1]
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    MI_Operation

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    MI_Platform

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    MI_Instrument

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