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Q: What is the file format for my ASCII LiDAR data files?


The ASCII LiDAR files are formatted as follows:

Time, Easting, Northing, elevation, intensity, classification, return number, scan angle rank

This is also given in the readme file that should be included with your data.

Each 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 - the program to do this is txt2las.exe).