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LiDAR data from Amazonia

Footprints from each of the surveyed areas

Footprints from each of the surveyed areas within Tapajos National Forest in Para, Brazil are included in TAP_A_footprints.shp. The Km67 and Km83 eddy flux towers (AmeriFlux Sites BR-Sa1 and BR-Sa3) are within the surveyed areas.

LiDAR and DTM Data from Tapajos National Forest in Para, Brazil, 2008

This data set provides LiDAR point clouds and digital terrain models (DTM) from surveys over the Tapajos National Forest in Belterra municipality, Para, Brazil during late June and early July 2008. The surveys encompass two eddy flux towers managed through the Large-Scale Biosphere-Atmosphere Experiment in Amazonia providing long-term flux measurements of carbon dioxide. The LiDAR data was collected to measure forest canopy structure across Amazonian landscapes to monitor the effects of selective logging on forest biomass and carbon balance, and forest recovery over time.

Data Citation
Lefsky, M.A., S.R. Saleska, and Y.E. Shimabukuro. 2017. LiDAR and DTM Data from Tapajos National Forest in Para, Brazil, 2008. ORNL DAAC, Oak Ridge, Tennessee, USA.
http://dx.doi.org/10.3334/ORNLDAAC/1514

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