Lidar survey of Dangermond Preserve, CA released on OpenTopography

May 11, 2022

Lidar data covering 129 km2 of the Nature Conservancy's Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve at Point Conception, California has been released on OpenTopography. The Preserve protects over eight miles of near-pristine coastline and rare connected coastal habitat in Santa Barbara County. In 2018, Aeroptic, LLC, worked with The Nature Conservancy and ESRI to capture aerial lidar over the Preserve.


Find the data here:

Slider image showing ground classified points colored by elevation (left) and natural color (RGB values, right) of the Jack and Laura Dangermond Preserve.

Dangermond Preserve Google Earth
Digital surface model (DSM) hillshade of the Dangermond Preserve colored by elevation overlain on Google Earth imagery.

Dangermond Preserve Aerial
3D point cloud colored by natural color (RGB values) of the Dangermond Preserve.

Dangermond Preserve Point Cloud
3D point cloud colored by elevation of the Dangermond Preserve.