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High-resolution lidar data for infrastructure corridors, Livengood Quadrangle, Alaska


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In advance of design, permitting, and construction of a pipeline to deliver North Slope natural gas to out-of-state customers and Alaska communities, the Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys (DGGS) has acquired lidar (light detection and ranging) data along proposed pipeline routes, nearby areas of infrastructure, and regions where significant geologic hazards have been identified. Lidar data will serve multiple purposes, but have primarily been collected to (1) evaluate active faulting, slope instability, thaw settlement, erosion, and other engineering constraints along proposed pipeline routes, and (2) provide a base layer for the state-federal GIS database that will be used to evaluate permit applications and construction [...]


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Provide high resolution terrain elevation data for use in vegetation classification and analysis.



  • NGGDPP - National Geological and Geophysical Data Preservation Program



Record derived from harvest of FGDC metadata on: Wed Mar 13 15:31:05 MDT 2013

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