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2611, 2021

Equator Launches Hamilton LiDAR Data

By |November 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Hamilton, New Zealand LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 26, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Hamilton LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Hamilton, New Zealand LiDAR data set covers approximately 39,470ha and was collected in

2611, 2021

Equator Launches Palmerston North LiDAR Data

By |November 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Palmerston North LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 26, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Palmerston North LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Palmerston North LiDAR data set covers approximately 39,470ha and was collected in 2018.

2611, 2021

Equator Launches Christchurch LiDAR Data

By |November 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Christchurch LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 26, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Christchurch LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Christchurch LiDAR data set covers approximately 142,000ha and was collected in 2019. This high-resolution elevation

2511, 2021

Equator Launches Tauranga LiDAR Data

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Tauranga LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 25, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Tauranga LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Tauranga LiDAR data set covers approximately 16,800ha and was collected in 2015. This high-resolution elevation

2511, 2021

Equator Launches London LiDAR Data

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the London, Ontario LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 25, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the London, Ontario LiDAR dataset in Equator. The London LiDAR data set covers approximately 42,000 ha and was collected in 2018.

2511, 2021

Equator Launches Sylvan Lake LiDAR Data

By |November 25th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Sylvan Lake LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 11, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Sylvan Lake LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Sylvan Lake LiDAR data set covers approximately 14,000 ha and was collected in 2009. This

1211, 2021

Equator Launches Wellington LiDAR Data

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Wellington LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 12, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Wellington LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Wellington LiDAR data set covers approximately 444 km² and was collected in 2014. This high-resolution

1211, 2021

Equator Launches Abbotsford LiDAR Data

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Abbotsford LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 12, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Abbotsford LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Abbotsford LiDAR data set covers approximately 27,400 ha and was collected in 2016. This high-resolution

1211, 2021

Equator Launches Auckland LiDAR Data

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Auckland LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 12, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Auckland LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Auckland LiDAR data set covers approximately 48,200 ha and was collected in 2013. This high-resolution

1211, 2021

Equator Launches Canterbury LiDAR Data

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Canterbury LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 12, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Canterbury LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Canterbury LiDAR data set covers approximately 25,000 ha and was collected in 2018. This high-resolution

1211, 2021

Equator Launches Surrey LiDAR Data

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Surrey LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 12, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Surrey LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Surrey LiDAR data set covers approximately 2,400 ha and was collected in 2016. This high-resolution

1211, 2021

Equator Launches Vancouver LiDAR Data

By |November 12th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the Vancouver LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 12, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the Vancouver LiDAR dataset in Equator. The Vancouver LiDAR data set covers approximately 11,500 ha and was collected in 2016. This high-resolution

1111, 2021

Equator Launches North Cowichan LiDAR Data

By |November 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Equator Launches the North Cowichan LiDAR data set Equator provides unprecedented access to centimeters of accuracy, in a user-friendly online design platform. Last Updated: November 11, 2021 Access LiDAR Data Equator is pleased to announce the launch of the North Cowichan LiDAR data set in Equator.  The North Cowichan LiDAR data set covers approximately 24,000 ha and was collected in

711, 2021

What is a Digital Elevation Model (DEM)? A practical guide.

By |November 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What is a Digital Elevation Model (DEM)?  Where can I Download Data? (and other answers) This article provides answers to commonly asked questions about Digital Elevation Models (DEMs), and highlights examples of how they are used in various applications. What is a Digital Elevation Model (DEM)? A Digital Elevation Model (DEM) is a

511, 2021

What is LiDAR? Where can I download it? (and other answers)

By |November 5th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What is LiDAR? Where can I download LiDAR data? (and other answers) This article provides answers to commonly asked questions about LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging technology), and highlights examples of how it is used in various applications. What is LiDAR? What is LiDAR?  LiDAR stands for Light Detection And Ranging, which uses laser

710, 2021

Google Earth Contours vs LiDAR Contours

By |October 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Google Earth Contours vs LiDAR Contours This article includes a description of how to generate contours using two different methods, and a comparison of each. Software used includes Google Earth, QGIS, GPS Visualizer, and Equator. Introduction Using contours to represent the topography of a site is one of the easiest ways to understand

606, 2021

LiDAR vs DEM vs Contours – build smarter surfaces in Civil 3D

By |June 6th, 2021|Categories: Blog, User Guide|0 Comments

User Guide / LiDAR vs DEM vs Contours? LiDAR vs DEM vs Contours? Avoid throwing away data and start building smarter surfaces This article explains the difference between various formats for storing elevation data and how to leverage this information to build smarter surfaces in Civil 3D. Key Terms 

206, 2021

Montreal LiDAR: view and extract elevation data

By |June 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Montreal LiDAR View, export, convert and share Montreal LiDAR using Equator in minutes. View Map Equator makes Montreal LiDAR more accessible than ever before Find out why professionals are turning to Equator to unlock the best data and insights. Equator users include: Planners Architects Civil Engineers Flood Analysts Construction Professionals Landscape Designers Try Now

1105, 2021

How to create a Civil 3D surface from a contour shapefile?

By |May 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog, User Guide|0 Comments

User Guide / How to create a Civil 3D surface from a contour shapefile? How to create a Civil 3D surface from a contour shapefile? This tutorial will show you one of the fastest and easiest ways to create a surface in Civil 3D from GIS data, specifically contours in shapefile format.  Check out

1105, 2021

What is a Civil 3D surface (TIN versus grid)?

By |May 11th, 2021|Categories: Blog, User Guide|0 Comments

User Guide / What is a Civil 3D surface (TIN versus Grid)? What is a Civil 3D surface (TIN versus Grid)? A surface is a 3D view of the land that can represent existing conditions, proposed conditions, or any other scenario involving the group's surface. Understanding what they are and how to work

2303, 2021

USGS LiDAR Viewer – Find, view and extract LiDAR instantly

By |March 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

USGS LiDAR Viewer Find, view and extract USGS LiDAR point cloud data instantly using Equator. Go to Viewer Who is the LiDAR Viewer for? The Equator LiDAR viewer is used by professionals such as infrastructure designers and city builders: Planners Architects Civil Engineers Flood Analysts Construction Professionals Landscape Designers Go to Viewer What can I

703, 2021

Texas Topographic Map: view and extract detailed topo data

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Texas Topographic Map The most detailed topographic map of the State of Texas. Find, build and share high-resolution topographic maps using Equator. Try Now Who is the map for? Texas topography, accessible in Equator, is used by infrastructure design professionals such as: Planners Architects Civil Engineers Flood Analysts  Construction Professionals Landscape Designers Try Now What

703, 2021

West Texas LiDAR Project

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

West Texas LiDAR Project The West Texas LiDAR project was completed for the USGS in 2019.  The data can be accessed in Equator by clicking below. Access USGS Data The West Texas LiDAR Project  The West Texas LiDAR project was completed between February 16 and May 14, 2019. The following counties were included in the survey: Culberson,

703, 2021

Texas East LiDAR Project

By |March 7th, 2021|Categories: Blog, Locations and Data|0 Comments

Texas East LiDAR Project The Texas East LiDAR project was completed for the Texas Water Development Board.  Access the data in Equator by clicking below. Access USGS Data The Texas East LiDAR Project  The LiDAR survey of Texas East was completed between December 29, 2016 and May 30, 2018.  The Texas Water Development Board requested the survey, but other