Data Set ID: 

SnowEx20 CRREL Terrestrial Laser Scanner (TLS) Point Cloud, Version 1

This data set contains terrestrial LIDAR survey (TLS) point cloud data collected at Grand Mesa, Colorado as part of the 2020 SnowEx campaign. Data were collected in fall 2019 (September) and winter 2020 (January and February). Each data file contains X, Y, and Z coordinates (Easting, Northing, and Elevation), along with ancillary information, such as intensity (i) and color (R,G,B), where available.

This is the most recent version of these data.

Version Summary: 

Initial release

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Data Format(s):
  • Binary
Spatial Coverage:
N: 39.07, 
S: 39, 
E: -107.997, 
W: -108.228
Spatial Resolution:
  • Varies x Varies
Temporal Coverage:
  • 23 September 2019 to 1 February 2020
Temporal ResolutionNot applicableMetadata XML:View Metadata Record
Data Contributor(s):Arthur Gelvin, Kate Liddle Broberg, Christopher Hiemstra

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As a condition of using these data, you must cite the use of this data set using the following citation. For more information, see our Use and Copyright Web page.

Gelvin, A. B., K. Liddle Broberg, and C. Hiemstra. 2021. SnowEx20 CRREL Terrestrial Laser Scanner (TLS) Point Cloud, Version 1. [Indicate subset used]. Boulder, Colorado USA. NASA National Snow and Ice Data Center Distributed Active Archive Center. doi: [Date Accessed].

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