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Getting Started with LiDAR – NEW


This one day course will provide you with the requirements for working with lidar data within ArcGIS Pro. You will learn how to process the data, perform advanced analysis and learn how to share the data products with the ArcGIS Platform.

The course uses a combination of lectures, demonstrations and exercises which will show you how to access the Environment Agency Digital Surface Model. (DSM) and Digital Terrain Model (DTM) datasets and process it as well as learning how to work with data supplied as Point Cloud data as a LAS Dataset, as well as learning how to share your data and analysis within The Platform.

Course attendees should have proficient ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS Online skills (or equivalent knowledge) which can be gained by attending either the following courses:

Course Outline: Getting Started with LiDAR
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1 Day
Who is this course for?
GIS Analysts
GIS Users
Imagery Analysts
GIS Professionals
Download, process, perform analysis and use the lidar products within the ArcGIS Platform.

The course will provide you with the knowledge to:

What is Lidar?: What is lidar? Applications of Lidar, The Lidar system, Lidar returns, Lidar formats, tools for processing lidar data.

Working with Point Clouds: What is a Point Cloud? What is a LAS Dataset? Creating a LAS Dataset, the Optimised LAS format, symbolising LAS Datasets

LAS Dataset Tools: LAS Dataset ribbon, editing LAS file values, ArcGIS Pro classification tools

Working with Lidar in the ArcGIS Platform: Lidar in ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Online surface tools; publishing a local scene containing lidar data, client applications