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Developing software or tools for analyzing processing or analyzing high-resolution topography data? Have lidar data you want to share with a larger audience? We provide a system that allows you to register your data or tools with OpenTopography so that the larger community can access them. Help grow the resources available through OpenTopography and contribute. Also, explore the OpenTopography Tool Registry and Community Contributed Data to see what is already available.

Latest News

Sonoma County California Topography and Vegetation Data now Available

Posted: October 22, 2014
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of lidar point cloud and raster data covering Sonoma County, CA. These data… [ more ]

Point cloud data from California and New Mexico now available

Posted: October 01, 2014
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of two point cloud datasets covering areas of northern New Mexico and the… [ more ]

USGS Powell Center Working Group on Exploiting High-Resolution Topography

Posted: September 16, 2014
Exploiting high-resolution topography for advancing the understanding of mass and energy transfer across landscapes: Opportunities, challenges, and needs - a… [ more ]

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Latest Blog Entry

High school summer interns generate OpenTopography user and data analytics

Posted: September 29, 2014
This summer three San Diego high school students interned for OpenTopography as part of the Research Experience for High School… [ more ]

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Data Summary

Total Coverage: 174,850 km2
Total Number of Lidar Returns: 769,533,095,516

Latest Lidar Datasets:
- UMD-NASA Carbon Mapping /Sonoma County Vegetation Mapping and LiDAR Program
- Jemez River Basin, NM: Post-fire Landscape Response
- Harper Lake Fault Slip Distribution, Central Mojave, CA
- Mount Shasta, CA: Quaternary Debris Avalanche

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