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Data Release

EAARL Coastal Topography—Texas, Post-Hurricane Rita, 2005

By Matthew W. Hardy, Christine J. Kranenburg, and Kara S. Doran

Summary

These datasets, prepared by the U.S. Geological Survey St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center, provide lidar-derived first-surface and bare-earth topography for a portion of the Texas coastline. Elevation measurements were acquired by the Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar (EAARL) on September 27th and 28th, and October 2nd, 2005, following Hurricane Rita landfall.

Data

File Name and Description Metadata (XML format) Metadata (text format) Download File
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_FS_n88g96.xyz
Lidar-derived first-surface topography collected post-Hurricane Rita in Texas.
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_FS
_n88g96_metadata.xml
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_FS
_n88g96_metadata.txt
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_FS
_n88g96.zip
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_BE_n88g96.xyz
Lidar-derived bare-earth topography collected post-Hurricane Rita in Texas.
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_BE
_n88g96_metadata.xml
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_BE
_n88g96_metadata.txt
RITA2005_Texas_EAARLA_BE
_n88g96.zip

EAARL first-surface and bare-earth topography extent for Texas; data were collected post-Hurricane Rita, in September and October 2005.
Figure 1. EAARL first-surface and bare-earth topography extent for Texas; data were collected post-Hurricane Rita, in September and October 2005.

Suggested Citation

Hardy, M.W., Kranenburg, C.J., Doran, K.S., 2017, EAARL Coastal Topography—Texas, Post-Hurricane Rita, 2005: U.S. Geological Survey data release, https://doi.org/10.5066/F7WD3ZFC.

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