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Monday, November 9 • 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Preparing LiDAR for ArcGIS Using the Point Data Abstraction Library (PDAL)

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Roland Duhaime, University of Rhode Island

Over the past 10 years we have seen a large increase in the amount of LIDAR data available in the Northeast.  These data are often provided in the form of LAS files.  In this presentation I will introduce the Point Data Abstraction Library (PDAL).  I will discuss how this library can be used for merging and clipping LAS files.  I will also demonstrate how to colorize LAS files from associated aerial photography as either true color or false color infrared.  I will then display these colorized LAS files as LAS Datasets using ArcScene in ArcGIS.  In conclusion, I will highlight additional functionality of PDAL and how to create a clip polygon in the required format.

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Roland Duhaime

Research Associate IV, University of Rhode Island
If you are not familiar with "LAS Datasets", it would be great if you could watch this training video before attending my NEARC session (Not required): | | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8IC6dD5L-A | | Thanks, | Roland



Monday November 9, 2015 1:30pm - 2:00pm
Lake Champlain B

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