Introduction to Lidar

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Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

This course provides an overview of Lidar technology; data collection workflow; data products formats, and metadata; Lidar and vegetation; QA/QC, artifacts, issues to keep in mind; and DEM generation from Lidar point cloud data.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Christopher Crosby
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
San Diego Supercomputer Center
Open Topography
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
English
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Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Data collection
Data formats
Data quality - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Data transformation
Format conversion
Lidar technology
Metadata
Workflows - Core Trustworthy Data Repositories Requirements
Subject Discipline - subject domain(s) toward which the learning resource is targeted: 
Physical Sciences and Mathematics: Earth Sciences
Published / Broadcast: 
Monday, October 24, 2011
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Open Topography
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Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Early-career research scientist
Research faculty
Graduate student
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour