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Aug 24, 2020
We're happy to announce that the National Science Foundation (NSF) has renewed funding for OpenTopography, a science gateway that provides online access to Earth science oriented high-resolution topography data and...
Oct 19, 2020
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of a new lidar dataset covering approximately 230 km2 covering Cedar Mesa and Bears Ears National Monument, Utah (Shash Jáa Unit). This dataset was collected for a study to explore the dynamic...
Oct 15, 2020
OpenTopography is pleased to release a structure-from-motion small Uncrewed Aerial System (sUAS) dataset that covers 3 km2 along the creeping section of the central San Andreas fault. This dataset was collected in October 2017 by Michael Bunds and...

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...