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The 3DEP Lidar Base Specification 2022 rev. A is now available!

The latest version of the Lidar Base Specification contains some important updates. 

Revisions for LBS 2022 rev. A
  1. References to waveform collection and delivery were removed from Collection RequirementsData Processing and Handling, and Deliverables.
  2. A clarification was made in Data Processing and Handling: Point Classification that classification codes shall not be used in lieu of the overlap bit flag to identify overlap points. 
  3. A change was made in Data Processing and Handling: Units of Reference to add a preference for consistent units in all three dimensions.
  4. A new section was added to Deliverables requiring delivery of survey point data in a GeoPackage.

Keep track of pending revisions at the LBS Revision Status page

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