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Aug 12, 2020
New lidar datasets throughout the US have been added to the publicly accessible, USGS 3DEP Amazon Web Services (AWS) bucket, and are now available through OpenTopography. This latest release expands the coverage by an additional 108 datasets, or 3.7...
Aug 3, 2020
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of two new lidar datasets covering over 800 km2 in New Zealand. Lidar was captured in January 2020 around the region of Hamilton City on the North Island. Another dataset was collected over the South...
Jul 21, 2020
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of two new lidar datasets covering over 1200 km2 in New Zealand. Lidar was captured in January 2020 around the region of Balclutha, Otago on the South Island. Another dataset was collected between...

Latest Blog Posts

May 29, 2020
By Chelsea Scott  OpenTopography is happy to announce the release of a new vertical differencing tool for performing change detection of multitemporal topography data. This release is the latest in a growing set of tools developed by OpenTopography for measuring natural and anthropogenic surface change with high...
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...