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Nancy Graham has written 27 articles

Educational Highlight: Simulated Flood Map of St Louis Bay Duluth, MN

Henry Hansen is a senior at the University of Wisconsin-Stout majoring in environmental science and minoring in GIS and chemistry. Some of his previous work experiences include the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and the National Park Service. Besides going to class, his primary work deals with the genetics, ecology,…

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Departments of Transportation Select LP360

Tennessee and Florida Departments of Transportation recently selected LP360 as their LIDAR point cloud analysis tool. Both DOT’s cited ease of use and that LP360 works easily inside of ArcGIS as some of the main determinants in their selection of LP360. Other factors in Tennessee DOT’s selection was LP360’s breakline tools and the ability to…

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A Conversation with the City of Boulder, Colorado: Pre and Post Flood Event LIDAR Discussion

Mr. Chris Trice, Sr. GIS Specialist City of Boulder and Lewis Graham, CTO GeoCue Group, recently presented a webinar on the topological impact of the recent flooding in Boulder, Colorado. This extremely popular webinar (around 300 attended) included an informal discussion of the flood event as well as some insight into the acquisition of both…

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Profile Window Extent Adjustment Tools

Have you ever wanted to adjust the depth of your profile extent and also the amount the profile steps as you scroll through your project? You can do both with the controls located in the profile window. To control the depth of your profile extent, click on the Profile Window Toolbar and select the Modify…

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Classification Point Filter Shortcuts

The Classification Point Filter is used often throughout LP360 as part of the set-up routine for many different tasks. For example, many of the Point Cloud Tasks (PCT) require you to use this filter to select the classification source points that are either included or excluded when setting up and executing a PCT task. Classification…

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New Point Density Tool

Now available in the experimental release of LP360 are the Display by Point Density / Export Density features. These features let you visualize your data color-coded by the number of points per unit area (point density). The Display by Point Density method lets you visualize the point density in real time within your project, whereas…

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Interview with Karen Schuckman

I entered the industry in 1990 after attending the Surveying and Photogrammetry program at Cal State Fresno that was part of their Civil Engineering Department. My first job was with USGS, so I got exposure to the government side of the profession. I then moved into the private sector when an opportunity developed that allowed…

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Select LAS Files Graphically in LP360

Ever get frustrated trying to find one of your project LAS files in the LAS Files Table of Contents window? The Select LAS Files Graphically button is the tool you need. Simply click the Select LAS files graphically button and then select the LAS tile that you want to find. The corresponding LAS file is…

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