This section of OpenTopography provides links to various education and training resources related to high-resolution topography data. We hope this section of the site will grow into a useful knowledge base. If you can't find what you are looking for here, please email us at info@opentopography.org.

Workshops & Short Courses

Lectures, tutorials, exercises, and sample data from past workshops and short courses that OpenTopography team members have led or collaborated with others in conducting. There's a vast amount of training content available through the pages linked below. Explore the most recent courses for the latest content.

Online Training

OpenTopography online training resources for self-paced learning.


For educators, OpenTopography provides curriculum modules that include lesson outlines, sample datasets, and student activities to integrate topogrpahic data into the classroom.

OpenTopography Blog

Information and discussion related to high-resolution lidar topography for the Earth sciences