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Title: Enhancing hydrologic mapping using LIDAR and high resolution aerial photos on the Frances Marion National Forest in coastal South Carolina

Author: Maceyka, Andy; Hansen, William F.;

Date: 2016

Source: In: Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management -Proceedings of the Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. March 2-5, 2015, North Charleston, South Carolina. e-General Technical Report SRS-211. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 302 p.

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Description: Evaluating hydrology within coastal marine terrace features has always been problematic as watershed boundaries and stream detail are difficult to determine in low gradient terrain with dense bottomland forests. Various studies have improved hydrologic detail using USGS Topographic Contour Maps (Hansen 2001, Eidson and others 2005) or Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) in gullied piedmont terrain (James and others 2007), and the Maryland coastal plain (Lang and others 2012). Research within Turkey Creek subwatershed near Huger, SC used LIDAR and field verification to estimate the size of the 52.4 km2 subwatershed, but the 50-year history had estimates ranging from 32.4 to 72.6 km2 (Amatya and others 2013).

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Maceyka, Andy; Hansen, William F. 2016. Enhancing hydrologic mapping using LIDAR and high resolution aerial photos on the Frances Marion National Forest in coastal South Carolina. In: Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. In: Stringer, Christina E.; Krauss, Ken W.; Latimer, James S., eds. 2016. Headwaters to estuaries: advances in watershed science and management -Proceedings of the Fifth Interagency Conference on Research in the Watersheds. March 2-5, 2015, North Charleston, South Carolina. e-General Technical  Report  SRS-211. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 4 p.

 


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