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Feb 15, 2022
The OpenTopography team is pleased to announce the publication of our new open-access article in the journal Remote Sensing: “Statewide USGS 3DEP Lidar Topographic...
Jul 28, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering approximately 2,185 km2 of coastal Otago, New Zealand is now available on OpenTopography. The dataset was captured between June and October 2021 for the Otago Regional Council by AAM Ltd., with data management and...
Jul 25, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering approximately 523 km2 of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand is now available on OpenTopography. The dataset was captured between December 2020 to February 2021 for the Christchurch City Council by Landpro Ltd., with...

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Jun 22, 2022
OpenTopography provides high-quality and ready-to-use educational resources that facilitate integrating high resolution topography into classroom lessons and activities at a variety of levels. With these resources and exercises, students use cutting-edge technology related to high resolution topography to learn about...
Jun 9, 2022
OpenTopography is supported by the U.S. National Science Foundation to facilitate access to topographic data for Earth and other scientific research and education. We closely track peer-reviewed publications that utilize OpenTopography data and services as they are an important measure of our impact. To better...