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Lidar data

Detailed 3D representations generated by airborne or terrestrial laser scanning (commonly used to make high-resolution maps)

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Lidar (light detection and ranging) is an optical remote-sensing technique that uses laser light to densely sample the surface of the earth, producing highly accurate x,y,z measurements.

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  • File formats: LAS


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