Getting the Most From Your Lidar Data

Tuesday, October 22 , 1:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location: J.J. Pickle Research Center
Taught by:
Julie Parker and Joey Thomas
This workshop will introduce students to how to access the available public Lidar data. It will also delve into the different quality and specifications used when acquiring the data before explaining how to get started using the data.

Prerequisites: Working knowledge of GIS will be very helpful.

Instructor Bio(s)

Julie Parker

headshot of instructor Julie Parker Julie Parker is a respected leader, and geospatial professional who has spent her 20-year career concentrated on providing impactful, location-based information and solutions to the clients she serves. With over a decade of focused experience in the Energy industry, Julie has worked with companies of all sizes and in various locations throughout the U.S. and abroad from global “Super Majors” to small regional operators. Her work has also expanded to serve pipeline operators and firms adjacent to the Energy sector such as attorneys, environmental consultants, geoscientists, engineers, as well as land and mineral investors. Drawing on her interdisciplinary expertise in geography, information technology, energy, and business, Julie has developed specialties in the application of Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Global Positioning Systems (GPS), and Remote Sensing for effectively managing risk, improving decision-making, and increasing client profitability. In her current role as a consultant and advisor, Julie continues building on the successes of her years of experience by helping clients source data and analytical products to resolve legal disputes, monitor critical assets and locations, minimize operational and security risk, as well as support compliance programs. Julie holds a BA in Liberal Studies (concentration in Business and Geography) from Francis Marion University and an MS in Geography from South Dakota State University.

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