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2006 FEMA New Jersey Flood Mitigation Lidar: Highlands Area
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            title:  2006 FEMA New Jersey Flood Mitigation Lidar: Highlands Area
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                date:  2008-01-10
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        abstract:  Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) data is remotely sensed high-resolution elevation data collected by an airborne collection platform. LiDAR was flown for approximately 1675 square miles in Passaic, Sussex, Bergen, Morris, Warren, Hunterdon, and Somerset Counties in New Jersey and a small part of Orange County, New York with an Root Mean Square Error (RMSE) of 18.5 centimeters vertically and 95% confidence level. This data will be used by the NJ Highlands Council and/or the United States Army corps of Engineers (USACE) to generate contours for use in watershed analysis and model development, and for assessing environmental impacts. The LiDAR was flown during leaf-off, no snow on the ground, and water levels in streams that were at normal or below base level. Original contact information: Contact Org: New Jersey Highlands Council Phone: 908-879-6737 This data set is an LAZ (compressed LAS) format file containing LIDAR point cloud data.
        purpose:  The purpose of this LiDAR dataset was to produce high accuracy 3-dimensional elevation based on geospatial products for the NJ Highlands Region. LiDAR was collected on average of two meter point spacing or better in order to create high resolution Digital Elevation Models (DEM).
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            keyword:  Bathymetry/Topography
            keyword:  DEM
            keyword:  bare earth
            keyword:  digital elevation model
            keyword:  elevation
            keyword:  floodplain
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            keyword:  Bergen County
            keyword:  East Coast
            keyword:  Highlands
            keyword:  Hunterdon County
            keyword:  Mid Atlantic
            keyword:  Morris County
            keyword:  New Jersey
            keyword:  New Jersey Highlands
            keyword:  Passaic County
            keyword:  Somerset County
            keyword:  Sussex County
            keyword:  US
            keyword:  Warren County
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            keyword:  Lidar - partner (no harvest)
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            otherConstraints:  Cite As: OCM Partners, [Date of Access]: 2006 FEMA New Jersey Flood Mitigation Lidar: Highlands Area [Data Date Range], https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/49853.
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            useLimitation:  NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
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            otherConstraints:  Access Constraints: None | Use Constraints: Users should be aware that temporal changes may have occurred since this data set was collected and some parts of this data may no longer represent actual surface conditions. Users should not use this data for critical applications without a full awareness of its limitations. These data depict the heights at the time of the survey and are only accurate for that time. | Distribution Liability: Any conclusions drawn from the analysis of this information are not the responsibility of NJ DEP, NOAA, the Office for Coastal Management or its partners.
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                westBoundLongitude:  -75.22915
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                    description:   | Currentness: Ground Condition
                    beginPosition:  2006-11-10
                    endPosition:  2007-02-08
        supplementalInformation:  A footprint of this data set may be viewed in Google Earth at: https://coast.noaa.gov/htdata/lidar1_z/geoid18/data/553/supplemental/2006_nj_highlands_m553.kmz The lidar survey report for this data set may be viewed in Google Earth at: https://coast.noaa.gov/htdata/lidar1_z/geoid18/data/553/supplemental/nj2006_nj_highlands_pointsurvey_m553.pdf
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            nameOfMeasure:  Accuracy
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Lidar data was collected and processed in accordance with FEMA guidance and specifications, as published in Appendix A: Guidance for Aerial Mapping and Surveying, April 2003.
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Horizontal Positional Accuracy
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The lidar data fully comply with FEMA guidance as published in Appendix A: Guidance for Aerial Mapping and Surveying, April 2003.
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_AbsoluteExternalPositionalAccuracy)
            nameOfMeasure:  Vertical Positional Accuracy
            evaluationMethodDescription:  The lidar data fully comply with FEMA guidance as published in Appendix A: Guidance for Aerial Mapping and Surveying, April 2003 and the National Standard for Spatial Accuracy (NSSDA). When compared to GPS survey grade points in generally flat non-vegetated areas, at least 95% of the positions have an error less than or equal to 36.3 cm (equivalent to a RMSEz of 18.5 if errors are normally distributed).
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_CompletenessCommission)
            nameOfMeasure:  Completeness Report
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Ground condition was leaf-off, no snow on ground, and water level in streams that were at normal or below base level for flights and no cloud cover was allowed between the aircraft's sensor and the ground. There are no data voids in coverage.
            result: (missing)
        report:  (DQ_ConceptualConsistency)
            nameOfMeasure:  Conceptual Consistency
            evaluationMethodDescription:  Deliverables were tested by Photo Science for both vertical and horizontal accuracy as stated in FEMA's Guidelines and Specifications for Flood Hazard Mapping Partners [April 2003]. This includes obtaining at a minimum thirty-five QC ground control survey points randomly selected throughout the project area and agreed upon between Photo Science and the USACE. All data is seamless from one tile to the next, no gaps or no data void areas.
            result: (missing)
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            statement: (missing)
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                description:  Leica software was used in the post processing of the airborne GPS and inertial data that is critical to the positioning of the sensor during all flights. This software suite includes Applanix's PosPac and Waypoint's GrafNav solutions. PosPac provides the smoothed best estimate of trajectory (SBET) that is necessary for Leica's post processor to develop the point cloud from the LiDAR missions. The point cloud is the mathematical three dimensional collection of all returns from all laser pulses as determined from the aerial mission. At this point this data is ready for analysis, classification, and filtering to generate a bare earth surface model in which the above ground features are removed from the data set. The point cloud was manipulated within the Leica software; GeoCue, TerraScan, and TerraModeler software was used for the automated data classification, manual cleanup, and bare earth generation from this data. Project specific macros were used to classify the ground and to remove the side overlap between parallel flight lines. All data was manually reviewed and any remaining artifacts removed using functionality provided by TerraScan and TerraModeler.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2007-10-15T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  LiDAR data was converted to ESRI format and imported into a geodatabase.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2007-12-31T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:  The NOAA Office for Coastal Management (OCM) received the files in las format. The files contained Lidar elevation and intensity measurements. The data were projected in New Jersey State Plane coordinates, and referenced to NAVD88 using Geoid 03. OCM performed the following processing steps to the data to make it available within the Digital Coast: 1. The data were converted from New Jersey State Plane (NAD83) coordinates to geographic coordinates (NAD83). 2. The data were converted from NAVD88 (orthometric) heights to GRS80 (ellipsoid) heights using Geoid 03.
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2010-09-22T00:00:00
            processStep:  (LI_ProcessStep)
                description:   The vertical values in this data set have been converted to reference North American Vertical Datum of 1988 (NAVD88) (GEOID18) meters, using the GEOID18 grids provided by the National Geodetic Survey. Any datum and projection transformations were then done with the Office for Coastal Management 'datum_shift' program. Compression to an LAZ file was done with the LAStools 'laszip' program and can be unzipped with the same free program (laszip.org) Processing notes:
                dateTime:
                  DateTime:  2021-10-27T07:07:53
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