Education and Training

This section of OpenTopography provides links to various education and training resources related to high-resolution topography data. We hope this section of the site will grow into a useful knowledge base. If you can't find what you are looking for here, please contact us using this form or email us at info (at)

Tutorials & Videos

Resources Portal

    Information for teachers, students and researchers on using lidar topography and the OpenTopography Portal.

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Short Courses


  • Information prepared or compiled by the OpenTopography team and/or the lidar user community on technical aspects of lidar data and applications of these data.
  • Recent Highlight: OpenTopography Publications Report, 2012


    Select links to other sites related to topographic data and applications. Includes list of online sources of data, listservs, and organizations.