FEMA – Guidance for Flood Risk Analysis and Mapping – Elevation Guidance

FEMA’s elevation guidance document retires Appendix A of the Guidelines and Specifications for Flood Hazard Mapping Partners (Guidelines) and Procedure Memorandum 61 – Standards for LiDAR and Other High Quality Digital Topography, while modernizing the guidance to align with the USGS LiDAR Base Specification v1.2, ASPRS Positional Accuracy Standards for Digital Geospatial Data (Edition 1, Version…

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No Connection Could Be Made Because The Target Machine Actively Refused It

Problem: On the License Server Info tab of the LP360 License Administrator one sees the error message “No connection could be made because the target machine actively refused it”. Probable Resolution #1: Is the LP360 License Server machine turned on? Probable Resolution #2: Can the client machine communicate with the LP360 license server machine? Option…

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Silently Installing LP360 Clients

When managing the installation of LP360 on a number of computers it may be useful to use a silent install. The standard MSI switches “/qn”  and “/norestart” work, however, there are no command line parameters available at this time to configure the licensing. msiexec /i “LP360x64_v2019.1.30.3.msi” /qn /norestart Note: This must be run in an elevated…

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Best Practices for Minimizing Errors during GNSS Data Collection

Aimed at surveyors and GIS professionals who use geodetic-quality GNSS equipment to determine positions for land planning, coastal monitoring and other purposes, this video from NOAA’s video library covers best practices for reducing errors in the areas of: 1. location and environment, 2. equipment setup and 3. observation times and accuracy checks.  

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Find Range Corrections

Find Range Corrections Find Range Corrections tool solves range corrections for different intensity values. Very high intensity values may cause a wrong elevation value for the laser points which leads to local inaccuracies at such locations. Usually, points with high intensity values are a bit raised from the surrounding surface and from their correct elevation…

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HTML Power Line Danger Point Reports

Starting in TerraScan version 15.028 (v8i/v8) and 16.002 (CONNECT), users now have an option to export danger point reports in the HTML format. The new command is called Write HTML. The report may contain images and textural information of each danger point location. A user can then decide what information is to be included in…

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