Tasman South, New Zealand LINZ dataset now availble

May 24, 2022

A new lidar dataset covering approximately 4,330 km2 of the southern Tasman region in New Zealand is now available on OpenTopography. This dataset has a point density of 14.04 pts/m2 and was captured for the Tasman District Council by Aerial Surveys between 2020 and 2021, with data management and distribution by Toitū Te Whenua Land Information New Zealand. This dataset is available through an ongoing collaboration between OpenTopography and LINZ that makes OpenTopography the primary distribution platform for point cloud data collected as part of the LINZ national elevation program.

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Relative elevation model (REM) of the Matakitaki River with overlain hillshade in Tasman, New Zealand. The REM highlights the features of the braided river system.

3D point cloud elevation
3D point cloud colored by elevation of Nelson Lakes National Park in Tasman, New Zealand.

3D point cloud classification
3D point cloud colored by classification of Tasman, New Zealand (Brown=ground, green=vegetation, orange=buildings, blue=water).