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Sep 2, 2021
OpenTopography is pleased to announce that we're now offering access to...
Sep 24, 2021
A new lidar dataset covering approximately 62 km2 within Tahoe National Forest near Truckee, California is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar dataset was collected as part of a National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) Seed grant...
Sep 17, 2021
OpenTopography is happy to extend access to USGS 3D Elevation Program (3DEP) dataset via our portal to international academics, K-12 teachers, and informal educators via a formal application process described...

Latest Blog Posts

Sep 14, 2021
It is with great sadness that we learned about the passing of Martin Isenburg. We feel this loss deeply and our condolences go to his family and friends. Martin was a giant in the field of lidar and topographic data processing. His “fast tools to catch reality” (rapidlasso) LAStools were powerful and widely used...
Aug 17, 2021
Nat Quinn, OpenTopography 2021 summer intern Recently, OpenTopography has seen considerable growth in users leveraging our data combined with tools such as rayshader, an open source package for producing 2D and 3D data visualizations in the R software environment, to create beautiful visualizations of landscapes. We...