Lesson 10c1: Importing Data into Global Mapper
Global Mapper is a software package for visualizing, analyzing, manipulating, and exporting a wide variety of GIS data. By the end of this lesson, you will be able to open LiDAR point cloud LAS data files in Global Mapper, turn on all or specific LiDAR point Classes, visualize the data in 2-D and 3-D, and change the visualization using toolbar functions.
Please note that some of our URLs in the video have changed. All URLs beginning with 'viewer.nationalmap.gov/...' have been updated to 'apps.nationalmap.gov/...'. These URLs should reroute automatically, but if you have an issue replace 'viewer.nationalmap.gov/...' with 'apps.nationalmap.gov/...'. If you have questions, please visit https://usgs.gov/NationalMap/data
This lesson contains links to data hosted at an ftp site which was active when this video was published. That site is no longer functional. Please substitute the following address in place of the ftp address: https://rockyweb.usgs.gov/Training_Data/