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LiDAR processing with LAStools in the Canary islands

LiDAR processing with LAStools in the Canary islands

A small tutorial on the capabilities of LiDAR processing with LAStools at the example of a project in the Canary Islands, Spain, in Spring of 2012. We used LAStools to create canopy height maps, forest density grids, and showed that the LiDAR that was already owned by the municipal government of the Canary Islands could be used to significantly improve ...

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The magic of lidar 3d mapping

The magic of lidar 3d mapping

A sophisticated technique using lasers from an aircraft to map the terrain below has been helped by Higher Level Stewardship funding. Lidar (Light Detection And Ranging), is a technique that is able to peel back the vegetation in the computer to reveal previously unknown landforms below. It has both archaeological and environmental uses that improve our knowledge of the New ...

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Vienna 3D using LIDAR data

Vienna 3D using LIDAR data

Basic data was provided by the Surveying Department of the City of Vienna, Austria: ~ ALS (LiDAR) data: 21pts/m2 ~ Buildings outlines ~ Orthophoto with 10 cm pixel. I have collected also ~300 terrestial images on my own. Model accuracy: XY: 0,3 m Z: 0,2 m Every detail of elevation bigger then 0,5m was included City GML LoD 3 DTM: ...

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