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LiDAR / ALSM Links

Select links to information related to LiDAR / ALSM data and applications. Please see our data page for a list of online LiDAR data resources.

  • USGS Center for LIDAR Information Coordination and Knowledge (CLICK) - Website and LiDAR Reference list
  • University of Victoria: BC CARMS - LiDAR Resource Page

  • USGS Center for LIDAR Information Coordination and Knowledge(CLICK) LiDAR Discussion Forum
  • Geoscience LiDAR Listserv maintained by the ASU Active Tectonics Group
  • GEOMOD-LIDAR-L Listserv devoted to terrestrial LIDAR scanning technology and geospatial modeling. Maintained by the LiDAR Laboratory at University of New Mexico

  • A LiDAR Primer from
  • NASA LIDAR Tutorial
  • Puget Sound LIDAR Consortium LiDAR Introduction
  • NOAA Topographic Change Mapping LiDAR Summary
  • Sensor Fusion: Airborne & Tripod-Mounted LIDAR from

  • LIDAR Data Handler - A free ArcGIS Extension by the NOAA Coastal Services Center
  • Progressive Curvature Filter - An Arc Macro Language (AML) vegetation filtering algorithm for workstation Arc/Info from the US Forest Service Rocky Mountain Research Station - Moscow Forestry Sciences Laboratory
  • GRASS image processing (with focus on optical and Lidar data) - Materials from a workshop on LiDAR processing in GRASS Open Source GIS
  • Fusion LiDAR visualization software - Free LiDAR software developed by the Silviculture and Forest Models Team of the US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station.
  • LViz - 3D LiDAR Visualization Tool - LViz is light-weight software designed for 3D visualization of LiDAR / ALSM point and interpolated data. Developed by the Active Tectonics Research Group at ASU.
  • LiDAR Tools for ENVI - Free tools for processing LiDAR data in ENVI. From the Idaho State University, Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory.
  • Grid Convert by Geospatial Designs - A nice free utility for conversion between various grid formats.
  • Points2Grid: LiDAR DEM Generation Tool - The GEON Points2Grid Utility is a tool for the generation of Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) from LiDAR point cloud data. Developed by the Active Tectonics Research Group at ASU.

  • National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM)
  • Puget Sound LiDAR Consortium
  • GeoEarthScope - Acquisition of LiDAR, InSAR and geochronology "to examine the strain field beyond the decade time scales available from the PBO geodetic instrumentation"

  • Hurricane Katrina Impact Studies - Pre- and Post-Storm 3D Topography
  • Southern San Andreas Laser Scan - Bevis et al. The B4 Project: Scanning the San Andreas and San Jacinto Fault Zones. (B4 data is available via the GEON LiDAR Workflow)
  • USGS Hurricane and Extreme Storm Impact Studies - Coastal and Nearshore Mapping with Scanning Airborne Laser(LiDAR)
  • Coastal Erosion Along the U.S. West Coast During the 1997-98 El Niņo: Expectations and Observations
  • Applicability of Terrestrial LIDAR Scanning for Scientific Studies in Grand Canyon National Park, Arizona (USGS Open-File Report 2006-1198) - From the USGS Grand Canyon Monitoring and Research Center

  • Hydrologically Enhanced, High-Resolution DEMs from

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