Boise National Forest

The survey area consists of a rectangular polygon located 24 kilometers west of Stanley, Idaho. The polygon is approximately 49 square kilometers and was surveyed on August 30, 2011. Data were collected to investigate the user of lidar for avalanche forecasting in the Boise National Forest, Idaho.

Data Type: Airborne
Area (sq. km): 49
Acquisition Date: 2011-08-30
Point density: 5
Sensor: Optech Gemini ALTM
Data vendor: National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM)
Funding: National Science Foundation (NSF)

Vendor Report: NCALM_BoiseNF_2011.pdf
Metadata: Download XML Metadata

Data Contact
Scott Havens
Agency: Boise 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: BoiseNF.kml