LiDAR help | URI Environmental Data Center

University of Rhode Island EDC blog | LiDAR

The Resource

The University of Rhode Island Environmental Data Center has a series of blog posts related to the creation and use of of high quality LiDAR-derived products in ArcGIS for Desktop.

The Technology

Information available on the blog includes the creation of bare earth Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) and topobathy DEMs. More advanced topics include how to utilize VDatum to convert LAS data between vertical datums, how to effectively visualize your DEMs for presentation purposes, and on using mosaic datasets to undertake more advanced processing of LiDAR datasets. These blog posts focus on established users of the software.

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About the author

Erica Tefft

Erica is a Research Associate at the Environmental Data Center at the University of Rhode Island and is Adjunct Faculty at Eastern Connecticut State University More info