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OpenTopography at the 2015 American Geophysical Meeting

Dec 9, 2015
Come connect with OpenTopography at the 2015 American Geophysical Union meeting in San Francisco! OpenTopography will be in booth #211 on "NSF Street" in the exhibit hall. The booth is shared with the National Center for Laser Mapping (NCALM). Our booth is staffed by the OpenTopography team and community members, and is a great chance to ask questions, provide feedback, or discuss lidar, high resolution topography, or cyberinfrastructure. Exhibit hall hours are: Monday, 14 December, 6:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. (Ice Breaker Reception)

Raster data now available for areas in California, Colorado, New Hampshire, and Washington

Oct 8, 2015

OpenTopography is happy to announce the release of seven new raster datasets. These datasets are derived from previously released point cloud data, and allow users to quickly and easily access high resolution digital elevation models. Six of these datasets were collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). NCALM is a NSF-funded center that supports the use of airborne laser mapping technology (a.k.a.

New Point Cloud Data Available in Eastern California

Jun 11, 2015

OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of two new datasets in eastern California: the Poleta Folds and Surprise Valley. The Poleta Folds airborne lidar data were collected by Chris Larson of the University of Alaska Fairbanks.  This dataset is particularly exciting because the area is a beautiful example of classic structural geology, where many universities teach undergraduate mapping courses.

2014 Post South Napa Earthquake data now available

Mar 25, 2015

OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of high resolution point cloud data collected after the 2014 South Napa Earthquake. The August 24, 2014, South Napa earthquake (M6.0) produced significant damage resulting from shaking, fault rupture, fault afterslip, and ground deformation.

OpenTopography Short Courses in Mexico

Mar 23, 2015
Over the next 2.5 weeks, OpenTopography will be participating in two short courses in Mexico - one at National Autonomous University of Mexico (Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico), Mexico City, Mexico, and the other at CICESE (Centro de Investigacion Cientifica y de Educacion Superior de Ensenada), Ensenada, Baja.

New airborne lidar covering two volcanic fields (AZ, NV) and a river confluence (CO)

Feb 27, 2015
OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of three new datasets covering two volcanic fields in Northern Arizona and Nevada as well as a river confluence in Colorado. The Sunset Crater Volcanic National Monument data were funded by the National Parks Service and the Nevada and Colorado datasets were funded by the National Science Foundation and collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM). NCALM Data:

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