Exported LAS files have coordinate resolution fluff

LP360 always uses a scale of 0.001 when exporting LAS files so as never to degrade the precision of the data. There is no user option like there is in TerraScan or GeoCue to specify the desired resolution and the mechanism that allows LP360 to load “unlimited” LIDAR prevents it from knowing the precision of all of the LAS files at the time it begins the export process. There is nothing wrong with having a little “coordinate resolution fluff” in the file, it just makes them a slight bit larger, but it is detrimental if you lose precision that you care to keep. The warning from TerraScan is to ensure the user is making the right choice when they choose to read in files that have more resolution than they have TerraScan configured.


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