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Data Series 921

Ground-Based Lidar Beach Topography of Fire Island, New York, April 2013

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ASCII American Standard Code for Information Interchange
CLARIS Coastal LIDAR and Radar Imaging System
CORS continuously operating reference stations
DEM digital elevation model
DMI distance measuring instrument
FRF Field Research Facility
GNSS global navigation satellite system
GPS global positioning system
IMU inertial movement unit
km kilometer
km/h kilometer per hour
Lidar light detection and ranging
m meter
NAD 83 North American Datum of 1983
N.C. North Carolina
NGS National Geodetic Survey
N.Y. New York
RMSE root mean square error
SBET smoothed best estimate of trajectory
SPCMSC St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center
USACE U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
USGS U.S. Geological Survey
UTM Universal Transverse Mercator
3-D three dimensional

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