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LAStools @linux

LAStools run on Windows and Linux. This article describes the features and installation of LAStools for Linux. Features All binaries are 64bit.Multicore (-cores) is supported.BLAST is not available right now on Linux.The „-gui“ option is not available because most users run LAStools@Linux on the command line for batch processing. Installation Download the binaries via a …

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rapidlasso tutorials

The rapidlasso tutorials are intended to provide an easy introduction to LAStools. To read the tutorials offline please download the tutorials PDF. This huge PDF file (~250 MB) gives you an overview of different aspects of LAStools and how to use the tools. Videos There are a lot of videos about LAStools. This is a …

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Generating DTM for „fluffy“ Livox MID-40 LiDAR via „median ground“ points

In the last article about the Livox MID-40 LiDAR scan of Samara we quality checked the data, aligned the flight lines and cleaned the remaining spurious scan lines. In this article we will process this data into the standard products. A focus will be on generating a smooth „median ground“ surface from the „fluffy“ scanner …

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Preparing Drone LiDAR from Snoopy by LidarUSA carrying a Velodyne HDL-32E

In March 2019 I was welcoming Nelson Mattie from LiDAR Latinoamerica to Samara who brought along his versatile Snoopy A-Series scanning system by LidarUSA that is based on the Velodyne HDL-32E scanner. We mounted it to his truck for a mobile scan of the core downtown block, Nelson carried it on his shoulder through „Samara Jungle“ for …

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Strip Aligning of Drone LiDAR flown with Livox MID-40 over destroyed Mangrove

September 11th 2020 seemed like a fitting day to hunt down – with a powerful drone – those who destroy our common good. The latest DJI M300 RTK drone came to visit me in Samara, Guanacaste, Costa Rica and it was carrying the gAirHawk GS-MID40 UAV laser scanning system by Geosun featuring the light-weight Livox …

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Converting Rasters from inefficient ASCII XYZ to more compact LAZ or TIF Formats

The German state of Brandenburg has recently started to provide many of their basic geospatial data as open data, such as digital ortophotos in TIF and JPG formats, vertical and horizontal control points in gzipped XML format, LOD1 and LOD2 building models in zipped GML format, topographic maps from 1:10000 to 1:100000 in zipped TIF …

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Another European Country Opens LiDAR: Welcome to the Party, Slovakia!

We got a little note from Vítězslav Moudrý from CULS pointing out that the Geodesy, Cartography and Cadastre Authority of the Slovak Republic has started releasing LiDAR as open data on their interactive Web portal. Congratulations, Slovakia!!! Welcome to the Open Data Party!!! We managed to download some data starting from this Web portal link and …

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