USGS and Airborne 1 announce first LiDAR extent exchange

USGS and Airborne 1 announce first LiDAR extent exchange

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El Segundo, CA, USA – February 6, 2009 – U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) CLICK (Center for LiDAR Information Coordination and Knowledge) and Airborne 1 Corporation, have entered into a collaboration to share extents of the largest compilations of high-resolution LiDAR point cloud data in the world.

This data will reside separately on the CLICK site ) and lidardata.com. Data on lidardata.com is available in various formats including LAS, ENZI, XYZI, and DEM. This collaboration will provide an informational link between the two efforts, showing users where both free, publicly-available lidar data exist on CLICK, as well as commercial, pre-flown resale data exist on lidardata.com. Technical integration of the two sites is ongoing and a release date will be announced soon.