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The 3D Elevation Program—Supporting Minnesota's economy

November 30, 2023


In Minnesota, high-quality elevation data are essential for agriculture and precision farming, natural resources conservation, flood risk management, infrastructure and construction management, water supply and quality, coastal zone management, and many other business uses. Critical applications that meet the State’s management needs depend on light detection and ranging (lidar) data that provide a highly detailed three-dimensional (3D) model of the Earth’s surface and aboveground features.

Publication Year 2023
Title The 3D Elevation Program—Supporting Minnesota's economy
DOI 10.3133/fs20233047
Authors Mitch Bergeson, David Nail
Publication Type Report
Publication Subtype USGS Numbered Series
Series Title Fact Sheet
Series Number 2023-3047
Index ID fs20233047
Record Source USGS Publications Warehouse
USGS Organization National Geospatial Program