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Data Series 826

Prepared in cooperation with the National Weather Service Forecast Office, Birmingham, Alabama

Topographic Data of Selected Areas Along the Alabama River Near Montgomery, Alabama, Collected Using Mobile Terrestrial Light Detection and Ranging (T-LiDAR) Technology

By D.R. Kimbrow

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Topographic data at selected areas within the Alabama River flood plain near Montgomery, Alabama, were collected using a truck-mounted mobile terrestrial light detection and ranging system. These data were collected for inclusion in a flood inundation model developed by the National Weather Service in Birmingham, Alabama. Data are presented as ArcGIS point shapefiles with the extension .shp.

First posted March 19, 2014

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Director, Alabama Water Science Center
75 TechnalCenter Drive
Montgomery, AL 36117
Telephone: (334) 395-4120

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Suggested citation:

Kimbrow, D.R., 2014, Topographic data of selected areas along the Alabama River near Montgomery, Alabama, collected using mobile terrestrial light detection and ranging (T-LiDAR) technology: U.S. Geological Survey Data Series 826,

ISSN 2327–638X (online)




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