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Feb 15, 2022
The OpenTopography team is pleased to announce the publication of our new open-access article in the journal Remote Sensing: “Statewide USGS 3DEP Lidar Topographic...
Jun 22, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering approximately 39 km2 of Upper Hutt City in Wellington, New Zealand is now available on OpenTopography. The dataset was captured for the Upper Hutt City Council by AAM Ltd in March 2021, with data management and...
Jun 6, 2022
Four new lidar datasets collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) are now available on OpenTopography. These include a dataset covering 73 km2 of the Marble, Middle and East Forks of the Kaweah River in the Sierra Nevada...

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Jun 9, 2022
OpenTopography is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation to facilitate access to topographic data for Earth and other scientific research and education. We closely track peer-reviewed publications that utilize OpenTopography data and services as they are an important measure of our impact. To better...
Mar 13, 2022
Primary support for OpenTopography comes from the Division of Earth Sciences at the U.S. National Science Foundation, and thus, our principal emphasis is on facilitating access to topographic data oriented towards Earth science research. In the context of academic research, publications are a crucial metric for...