Workshops

Lectures, tutorials, exercises, and sample data from past workshops and short courses that OpenTopography team members have led or collaborated with others in conducting.

 

Locations of previously held OpenTopography workshops around the world


Past Courses:

NSF NEON Workshop: Topographic, geomorphic, and vegetation analysis with lidar
Sept 28-30, 2016, Boise State University, Boise, Idaho
This 3-day course taught by OpenTopography and NEON lidar experts will consist of lectures and labs on topographic, geomorphic, and vegetation analysis with lidar point clouds and derived products.

Introduction to Structure from Motion (SfM) Photogrammetry for Earth Science Research and Education short course
Sept 24, 2016, Geological Society of America Annual Meeting Short Course, Denver, CO
Sponsored by UNAVCO

SCEC International Summer School on Earthquake Science
July 26, 2016, Lake Arrowhead Resort, California.
One day high resolution topography short course as part of larger summer school curriculum.

Imaging and Analyzing Active Faults with High-Resolution Topography
May 2-3, 2016, California Geological Survey facility in Sacramento, California
Sponsored by OpenTopography and California Geological Survey

Imaging and Analyzing Active Faults with High-Resolution Topography
April 18-19, 2016, UNAVCO facility in Boulder, Colorado
Sponsored by OpenTopography, UNAVCO, NCALM, and EarthScope

Imaging and Analyzing Southern California’s Active Faults with High-Resolution Topography
January 25-26, 2016 Arizona State University (ASU), Tempe, Arizona
Sponsored by Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), OpenTopography, UNAVCO, and EarthScope

Applications of High Resolution Topographic data to the Earth Sciences
April 7-10, 2015 CICESE, Ensenada, BC, Mexico
Sponsored by CICESE, CONACyT, LAStools, Cloud Compare, and OpenTopography

LIDAR Derived DEMs applied to Landslide, Fault, Earthquake Rupture, and Landscape Changes
March 23-24, 2015 National Autonomous University of Mexico, Mexico City, Mexico
Sponsored by CONACYT- INEGI, OpenTopography, and UNAVCO

Imaging and Analyzing Southern California’s Active Faults with High-Resolution Lidar Topography
November 4-6, 2013 San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), La Jolla, California
Sponsored by Southern California Earthquake Center (SCEC), OpenTopography, UNAVCO, EarthScope, and SDSC

VISES SCEC Workshop on High Resolution Topography Applied to Earthquake Studies
September 16-19, 2013 Earthquake Research Institute (ERI), The University of Tokyo, Japan
Sponsored by SCEC and OpenTopography

US-Egypt Workshop 2012
January 15 - 18, 2012 National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS), Cairo, Egypt
Sponsored by Hamilton College & Egypt National Authority for Remote Sensing and Space Sciences (NARSS)

Imaging and Analyzing Southern California’s Active Faults with High-Resolution Lidar Topography
October 24-25, 2011 University California, Davis
Sponsored by SCEC, UC Davis KeckCAVES and OpenTopography.

New Tools in Process-Based Analysis of Lidar Topographic Data
June 1-2, 2010 University Corporation for Atmospheric Research (UCAR), Boulder, Colorado, USA
Sponsored by the National Science Foundation, Geomorphology and Land Use Dynamics and Instrumentation and Facilities programs and the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) at the University of Houston.

Using EarthScope and B4 LiDAR data to analyze Southern California’s active faults
December 3-4, 2009 San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
Sponsored by SCEC, OpenTopography, UNAVCO, and SDSC.

Intro to the acquisition, visualization, and interpretation of airborne LiDAR-derived digital elevation models
October 17-18, 2009 Portland State University, Portland, OR, USA
Geological Society of America Short Course

Workshop: Teaching Earth Science With High-Resolution Topography
August 5-7, 2009 San Diego Supercomputer Center (SDSC), University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA, USA
OpenTopography Workshop building on work done at the 2008 TeacherTech Workshop at SDSC

Processing and Analysis of GeoEarthscope and Other Community LiDAR Topography Datasets
April 29 - May 1, 2008 Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, USA UNAVCO
Short Course: A selection of relevant materials below - see the UNAVCO hosted course site for lecture slides, handouts, tutorials and sample data:

Processing and Analysis of GeoEarthscope and Other Community LiDAR Topography Datasets
October 27, 2007 Denver, CO, USA
Geological Society of America Short Course sponsored by Arizona State and UNAVCO