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Registered Charitable Incorporated Organisation Number 1155775
SWAAG Honorary President:
Tim Laurie FSA
LIDAR Image Processing using GIS software.
Including using digital maps and incorporating GPS data
Summary: This short article describes how free software and LIDAR images can be processed to show earthwork features at their best by varying the angle a ‘Virtual Sun’ is casting shadows. This process can be performed on a single or multiple merged LIDAR tiles.
An updated document describing how to process LIDAR in QGIS is available on this link
 
The two images below show northerly and easterly illumination.
 
LIDAR images for the grids indicated below are available to download and view just click the map



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