LP360 Tutorials: Getting Started Guide

LP360 Tutorials The LP360 tutorials are designed for new users of LP360. They provide the basics for getting you started with displaying and working with LIDAR data. These tutorials are designed for you to view alongside LP360, while performing all the same tasks that you see displayed. Data Needed for the Tutorials You will need…

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Adding LIDAR Data to LP360

For those familiar with ArcGIS, yet new to using LP360, how to add LIDAR data to LP360 for ArcGIS is often confusing. Typical first instinct is to use ESRI’s Add Data Button to load your LIDAR data into the program. The problem is that using this button will add each LIDAR file to a separate…

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So what can you do with that ASCII LIDAR data?

Unfortunately, much LIDAR data has been delivered in text format (American Standard Code for Information Interchange, ASCII) rather than the rich binary LAS format. Many agencies now have disk drives of LIDAR, in ASCII format, on the shelf that accompanied more familiar LIDAR-derived products such as gridded Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) and digital contour files.…

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