FEMA 2013 60cm Middle Brazos-Palo Pinto Lidar

Date(s): Coverage Availability/Geographic Extent: Footprint: Source(s):
2013 Palo Pinto US National Grid FEMA

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FEMA 2013 60cm Middle Brazos-Palo Pinto 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

Category:
Lidar
Available Formats: LAS
Alternative Data: 2M Hydro-Enforced DEM, 3D Breaklines
Derivative Data: 5ft Contours
Known Issues: None
Recommended Uses: Basemap, Research, Analysis
Spatial Reference:

EPSG 26914

Description

The primary purpose of this project was to develop a consistent and accurate surface elevation dataset derived from high-accuracy Light Detection and Ranging (Lidar) technology for the Middle Brazos-Palo Pinto, TX Lidar Project Area. The Lidar data were processed to a bare-earth digital terrain model (DTM).

Detailed breaklines and bare-earth Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) were produced for the project area. Data were formatted according to tiles with each tile covering an area of 1500m by 1500m. A total of 763 tiles were produced for the project encompassing an area of approximately 638 sq. miles.

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
  • plas.io 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