GIS-PIE-estuaryDEM-2005 data consists of a DEM in ESRI grid file format.
LIDAR data was provided by The Plum Island Ecosystems LTER site, The Ecosystems Center, MBL, Woods Hole, MA via the NSF supported National Center for Airborne Laser Altimetry (NCALM). Significant funding for generation of these data was provided by the National Science Foundation Long-Term Ecological Research program under Cooperative Agreements #OCE-9726921, #OCE-0423565.
Valentine, Vinton and Charles S. Hopkinson, Jr. 2005. NCALM LIDAR: Plum Island, Massachusetts, USA: 18-19 April 2005. Elevation data and products produced by NSF-Supported National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) for Plum Island Ecosystems Long Term Ecological Research (PIE-LTER) Project. Final version. Woods Hole, MA: The Ecosystems Center, Marine Biological Laboratory.
There is additional raw data (point data) associated with the LIDAR flights on April 18-19 2005. This data is available upon request from the PIE LTER Information manager, firstname.lastname@example.org. Data requesters will be asked to provide an appropriately sized digital media (external hard drive) for copies of the large point data files. Five DVD dataset offline for more info see Readme.pdf available in the GIS_PIE_estuaryDEM_2005.zip directory.