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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Bluff Profile Analysis along Lake Michigan

Challenge Much of the Lake Michigan shoreline in Wisconsin has a coastal bluff varying in height from less than 20 feet to over 140 feet. These bluffs erode in a number of ways and at varying rates (Figure 1). Over 175 profiles of these bluffs were measured and analyzed for slope stability in the mid-1970s…

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Drape Profile Visualization Tool

A useful visualization tool is Drape Profile, available in the Profile Window. With this tool, you can draw a profile line that is draped to your surface. The draped line is the result of overlaying/draping the center of the profile extent on a triangulated irregular network (TIN) created from the LIDAR points. The result is…

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Copy Symbology from one Window to Another

Do you ever get irritated that you have to enter your symbology information/settings into each view window? The Copy Legends dialog (Figure 1) is the answer you are looking for. The LP360 Copy Legends dialog allows you to quickly copy the LIDAR display and symbology settings such as elevation, classification, point source, and return combinations…

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