Changes between Version 1 and Version 2 of FAQ/lidarasciiformat


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Oct 17, 2011 1:58:46 PM (8 years ago)
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    5 The ASCII LiDAR files are formatted as follows:
     5For ASCII files containing 8 columns (data delivered in 2009 and 2010) the files are formatted as follows:
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    7 Time, Easting, Northing, elevation, intensity, classification, return number, scan angle rank
     7` Time, Easting, Northing, elevation, intensity, classification, return number, scan angle rank `
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    9 This is also given in the readme file that should be included with your data.
     9For ASCII files containing 9 columns (data delivered from 2011 onwards) the files are formatted as follows:
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     11` Time, Easting, Northing, elevation, intensity, classification, return number, number of returns for given pulse, scan angle rank `
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     14This information is also given in the readme file that should be included with your data.
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    1116Each entry in the list is a single LiDAR return. If you prefer to deal with LAS format data, the text files can be converted to LAS format using third-party software (we use LASTools, see http://www.cs.unc.edu/~isenburg/lastools/ - the program to do this is txt2las.exe).