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An Introduction to GetLidar.com, Cloud-Based Access to Data for Emergency Management

Author: Geocue, September 21, 2017

GeoCue Group, in partnership with the United States Geological Survey and with support from the Texas Natural Resources Information System (TNRIS) is providing free access to pre-event LIDAR and imagery data in the areas impacted by hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

The available data include:

  • LIDAR data in both American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) LAS format as well as compressed LAZ format
  • 50 cm orthophotography in USGS quarter quad format for the Harris County, Texas area
  • US Department of Agriculture National Aerial Imagery Program (NAIP) for all areas
  • Landsat 8 data for all areas

The data are provisioned on GeoCue Group’s Earth Sensor Platform (ESP), hosted in Amazon Web Services. ESP is a joint project developed by GeoCue Group and Teledyne Technologies, originally in support of Teledyne’s Multi-User System for Earth Sensing (MUSES), a remote sensing host platform located on the International Space Station.

 

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