Bitterroot National Forest

The survey area consists of a 49 square kilometer polygon located 145 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, spanning the border of the Payette and Bitterroot National Forests. Lidar data were collected to investigate transient hillslope response to knickpoint migration up a watershed.

Data Type: Airborne
Area (sq. km): 49
Acquisition Date: 2011-08-28
Point density: 5
Sensor: Optech Gemini ALTM
Data vendor: National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM)
Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Vendor Report: NCALM_BitterrootNF_2011.pdf
Metadata: Download XML Metadata

Data Contact
Ryan Wood
Agency: San Jose State University
Contact email:

Data Download: Raw Point Clouds
Data from the ISU GISTrec can be downloaded at accelerated speed using GlobusOnline service.
LAS files (OpenTopography)

Data Download: Online Value-added Products
Bare-earth DEM (OpenTopography)
Hillshade Surface (OpenTopography)
Slope Surface (OpenTopography)

Download KML: BitterootNF.kml