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Source information

Viewing Global LiDAR Availability

Before you view/export elevation data, you can view the Global LiDAR Availability by opening the Data Menu and clicking the ‘+’ on Global Lidar Availability. This will draw polygons on the map and include a legend that helps you understand the quality/resolution available in each location.

Global LiDAR Availability

Source information in the Data Menu

When you click on a polygon, the attribute table will open in the bottom left. Scroll down to find “metadata_link” and click the link in the table to visit the source website.

Equator metadata

Metadata_link is highlighted in the red box