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New EarthScope LiDAR data products from California and Washington

Jan 13, 2010

OpenTopography is pleased to announce the release of new EarthScope LiDAR topography data from southern California and Washington state. In southern California, this release includes data for faults in the Mojave (Lenwood, Helendale, Calico, Blackwater), eastern California (Panamint, Tin Mtn, Mud Hills, Hunter Mtn, Owens) and San Cayetano. In Washington, data are now available for the Yakima fold and thrust belt. The full data release announcement is below.

OpenTopography at AGU

Dec 11, 2009

The annual American Geophysical Union (AGU) Meeting will kickoff on Monday in San Francisco. OpenTopography will be on display at the GEON booth in the Exhibit Hall (#315 in the Exhibit Hall, Moscone South). OpenTopography team members will be on-hand to discuss and demonstrate the latest updates to the site and to show off newly released data. Please stop by the booth and say hi.

Alaska Denali-Totschunda EarthScope Data Release

Dec 2, 2009

OpenTopography is pleased to release another round of EarthScope LiDAR topography data. These data cover the Denali and Totschunda faults in Alaska and include a portion of the surface rupture of the 2002 M7.9 Denali Fault Earthquake. Full data release announcement is below.

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Slopeshade image of Alaska Denali-Totschunda EarthScope data in Google Earth

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OpenTopography Processing Limits Increased and User Access Levels Simplified

Nov 7, 2009

This week OpenTopography rolled out increased LiDAR point could processing limits and a simplified scheme of user access levels. OpenTopography is a authenticated system whereby users have certain privileges for data access, processing limits, and system features. User level is defined for each user and applied when the user is logged into OpenTopography. The new scheme simplifies users into three levels:

Wasatch Nephi North Data Now Available

Sep 11, 2009

OpenTopography is pleased to announce that the Nephi North portion of the Wasatch fault LiDAR data set, acquired during the GeoEarthScope Intermountain Seismic Belt (ISB) project is now available. The majority of the ISB data set was released via OpenTopography in May, but due to additional data processing challenges, the Nephi North segment of the data set was not distributed at that time.

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