Breaklines, Part 1

Published On: April 20, 2013

 

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One of the more powerful capabilities within LP360 is breakline capture and enforcement. In fact, many LIDAR production shops use LP360 as their tool of choice for supplementing point cloud data (derived from LIDAR or correlated imagery) with breaklines. But what are breaklines and how should they be used? Over the next several issues of LP360 News, I will be providing some background information on elevation modeling and then delve into how these advanced features are implemented in our LP360 tools.

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