City of Lubbock 2011 70cm Lidar

Date(s): Coverage Availability/Geographic Extent: Footprint: Source(s):
2011 City of Lubbuck City of Lubbuck Flight Grid City of Lubbuck

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City of Lubbock 2011 70cm Lidar is in the public domain and available from the Research and Distribution Center for the cost of reproduction.

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Data Details

Available Formats: LAS
Alternative Data: None
Derivative Data: None
Known Issues: None
Recommended Uses: Basemap, Research, Analysis
Spatial Reference:

EPSG 2276


LAS and bare-earth files of the City of Lubbock and surrounding region. The Lidar was produced by The Sanborn Map Co., Inc. and provided to the City of Lubbock, TX in LAS,ASCII, DGN and Geomedia formats. The orthoimagery is tiled to 1/4 square mile tiles named based on naming convention provided by the City of Lubbock that indicates the City's basemap grid number and geographic quadrant of the grid (NW, NE, SW, SE).

The Lidar is provided to the City of Lubbock, TX and the Lubbock Metropolitan Planning Organization serves as a base map to be used for multiple purposes such as drainage studies, contour development, planning, and map production.

Lidar data for Texas is made available online through the use of data compression using LASTools. LASTools is an open-source collection of tools for lidar data viewing and manipulation. TNRIS uses the LASzip portion of LASTools for compression\decompression. LASTools provides a lossless compression of the data from las to laz formats.

  • Software with native LAZ support
  • ERDAS IMAGINE (14.1 and up) by Hexagon Geospatial
  • Global Mapper (13.1 and up) by Blue Marble Geo
  • ENVI LiDAR (5.1 and up) by Exelis VIS
  • FME (2012 and up) by Safe Software
  • LAStools by rapidlasso
  • 3D Web Viewer by Hobu Inc.
  • FUSION (3.40 and up) by Bob McGaughey of the USDA
  • Voyager (1.3 and up) by Voyager GIS
  • GRASS GIS (7.0 and up) by Open Source Geospatial Foundation (OSGeo)

Supplemental Information

Tile Index: Download File
Project Report(s): Download File