KBS LTER Survey Monument Coordinates

Locations of 2 LTER survey monuments that were set in 2006 by Jensen Land Surveying (Richland, MI.) using 2 survey grade Ashtec Promark 2 GPS units. These monuments are located near the LTER Weather Station and the LTER gas shed, both located on the LTER main site.

This datatable is part of the KBS LTER Global Positioning System Data dataset. The KBS LTER uses submeter accuracy GPS to record many locations such as plot corners, gas flux chamber, leaf litter trap locations, soil water samplers (lysimeter), etc.

Note

Experiment: Research Context
Data available from: January 2006
Dataset: KBS039
Datatable ID: KBS039-004.26
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Personnel:
  • Sven Bohm, principal contact,lead investigator
Last Updated 2013-05-17
Status
  • Completed
Variate Description Units
name name of the monument
utm easting easting in UTM 16N meter
utm northing northing in UTM 16N meter
elevation measured elevation meter
description description of the location
horizontal datum horizontal reference datum
coordinate system horizontal coordinate system
height model model used to compute the elevation
height datum vertical reference datum

Data Excerpt

name utm_easting utm_northing elevation_m description horizontal_datum coordinate_system height_model height_datum
KBS primary monument 633821.311 4696410.920 286.43 near KBS LTER weather station on LTER Main Site NAD83 UTM-16N EGM96 NAVD88
KBS2 monument 634005.953 4696356.652 285.595 near LTER gas shed on LTER Main Site NAD83 UTM-16N EGM96 NAVD88
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