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Dec 1, 2022
OpenTopography is pleased to provide access to a unique Digital Terrain Model (DTM) for Continental Europe. Dr Tom Hengl at the OpenGeoHub foundation and his colleagues developed an Ensemble Machine Learning (EML) algorithm to predict the bare-earth...
Nov 21, 2022
OpenTopography invites you to join us for a series of weekly hour-long webinars beginning in March 2023. During the webinars, we will teach the basics of lidar, demonstrate how to use OpenTopography's growing set of on-demand processing tools, and...
Oct 24, 2022
OpenTopography and the WIFIRE Lab at UC San Diego have started work on a new collaborative effort to streamline access to approximately 60 federally funded California high resolution lidar...

Latest Blog Posts

Nov 15, 2022
We recently released a completely new version of OpenTopography's raster (i.e., digital elevation models (DEM)) visualization service. Raster visualization was one of the oldest processing services in OpenTopography, and it's very valuable for quickly and easily getting an overview of the requested topographic data. We're...
Sep 28, 2022
OpenTopography periodically highlights new research that demonstrates the use and reuse of data hosted on or accessed from OpenTopography. All of the results we highlight in this blog post are from Open Access publications. The impact of river flow on tide dynamics Many large cities are built in coastal regions,...