Coordinates, Coordinate Systems and LIDAR Data- Part 2

Published On: December 05, 2014


In the previous article, we briefly mentioned coordinate systems while looking at how they played a role when defining the MicroStation design cube and setting up the Terrasolid software. A brief mention was fine for that setup, but if we wish to delve into more details on transformations and changing projections in the various software packages to help you do more with LIDAR data, then it is helpful to start with some of the basics. As such, this article will provide an introduction to coordinate systems, geoids, datums and projections.

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