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Feb 19, 2020
The U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) is an ambitious effort to complete acquisition of nationwide lidar (IfSAR in AK) by 2023 to provide the first-ever national baseline of consistent high-resolution elevation data – both...
Jan 21, 2020
OpenTopography will be teaching high resolution topography (HRT) short courses this spring (April and May) in conjunction with meetings in Montana and Utah: ...
Jan 14, 2020
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of a new lidar dataset covering about 2135 km2 of New Zealand's North Island. Data were collected in 2016, and the survey area covers the southern Auckland suburbs and regions. This dataset is...

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Feb 6, 2020
By Chelsea Scott  OpenTopography is happy to announce the release of our new on-demand 3D differencing tool. With our vertical differencing tool released last year these topographic differencing tools take advantage of the growing set of multi-temporal datasets hosted by OpenTopography and technological advances in...
Jan 28, 2020
As most OpenTopography users hopefully appreciate, primary 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...