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Apr 19, 2021
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of a new lidar dataset covering approximately 74 km2 covering the Illilouette Creek basin in Yosemite National Park, California. This dataset was collected for Dr. Sally Thompson at the University of...
Feb 1, 2021
OpenTopography is seeking to hire a summer intern through the UNAVCO Student Internship Program (USIP)! The...
Jan 26, 2021
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of the SRTM15+ V2.1 global bathymetry and topography dataset. This dataset is the latest iteration of the SRTM+ digital elevation model (DEM) where the...

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Apr 22, 2021
Leveraging the Power of COGs OpenTopography strives to provide a variety of access methods to our datasets to address the varying needs of our users. While most users access data through the OpenTopography web map interface, others prefer to programmatically access data from our cloud-based bulk storage. To...
Mar 1, 2021
As most OpenTopography users hopefully appreciate, support for OT comes from the U.S. National Science Foundation, and thus our primary emphasis is on facilitating access to topographic data oriented towards Earth science research. In the context of academic research, publications are the most important metric for...