Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of FAQ/lidarasciiformat


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Apr 24, 2017 3:23:03 PM (3 years ago)
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dac
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Added note about Optec LiDAR and link to conversion script

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    77` Time, Easting, Northing, elevation, intensity, classification, return number, scan angle rank `
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    9 For ASCII files containing 9 columns (data delivered from 2011 onwards) the files are formatted as follows:
     9For ASCII files containing 9 columns (data delivered from 2011 to 2015) the files are formatted as follows:
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    1111` Time, Easting, Northing, elevation, intensity, classification, return number, number of returns for given pulse, scan angle rank `
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    14 This information is also given in the readme file that should be included with your data.
     13This information is also given in the readme file included with the data  delivery.
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    1615Each 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 (see [wiki:FAQ/las2ascii Converting ASCII files to LAS]).
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     17Data flown with before 2009 the [wiki:Sensors/OptecLIDAR Optec LiDAR] use a different format with first and last return on the same line. These files can be converted to LAS using the script [https://github.com/pmlrsg/arsf_tools/blob/master/convert_pre2009_lidar.py `convert_pre2009_lidar.py`].
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    1919[wiki:FAQ Back to FAQ]