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NYC Previous Surface Mapping Project Phase 3

Lead PI: Dr. Christopher Small

Unit Affiliation: Marine Geology & Geophysics, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory (LDEO)

June 2009 - September 2015
Inactive
North America
Project Type: Research

DESCRIPTION: The project will extend the NYC Wetland Mapping System already delivered by adding Lidar-derived elevation data into the decision tree algorithm to delineate wetland extent.

SPONSOR:

HydroQual, Inc

ORIGINATING SPONSOR:

New York City Department of Environmental Protection

FUNDED AMOUNT:

$139,320

EXTERNAL COLLABORATORS:

HydroQual, Inc

KEYWORDS

wetland ecosystems health and monitoring lidar-derived elevation data mapping

THEMES

Stewardship of the planet