LP360 Getting Started Guide

Welcome to LP360, a LIDAR extension for ArcGIS® and standalone application for Windows®. This “Getting Started with LP360” booklet will help make your initial use of LP360 as successful as possible. LP360 is an extension plug-in for the ArcGIS® environment. LP360 is a first-of-a-kind software package that allows users of LAS files to use LIDAR…

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LP360: Surface Exports with Large Void Areas

KBA-01009-G8L3T4 Purpose & Scope Modify LP360 Settings to Avoid Large Surface Voids Procedure Surface exports with large void areas such as lakes or other water bodies may require changes to the default export settings. LP360 makes inspections of the neighborhood adjacent to small processing blocks in order to correctly identify the right set of points…

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How Hillshade works in LP360

Hillshading is a way to determine the hypothetical illumination of a surface based on a given light source position in the sky. Positions on the terrain that are most exposed to the light source have high illumination or brightness values, whereas terrain positions that are hidden or protected from the light source have low to…

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Macro QC before Micro QC

In order to minimize the amount of effort required for performing quality control on data it is best to run macro-level control checks to quickly assess whether to invest the labor in micro-level quality assessments. Hillshade images can be used as part of a quick quality control analysis by providing an overview perspective on the…

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