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GEON Points2Grid Utility
Entry ID: points2grid

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Abstract: The GEON Points2Grid Utility is a lightweight tool for the generation of Digital Elevation Models (DEMs) from LiDAR point cloud data. The utility was developed by a team of geoscientists and computer scientists at Arizona State University and University of California, San Diego under National Science Foundation funding to the GEON Project. The Points2Grid Utility utilizes a local binning algortihm to offer rapid generation of DEMs from large volumes of LiDAR point return data. Points2Grid is an implementation of code developed by Han S. Kim at UCSD.
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Description: GEON Points2Grid Utility help document.
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Service Citation
Originators: Kim, H., Arrowsmith, J R., Crosby, C.J., Jaeger-Frank, E., Nandigam, V., Memon, A., Conner, J., Badden, S.B., Baru, C.
Title: GEON Points2Grid Utility
Provider: Arizona State University Active Tectonics Research Group
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Access Constraints Users must register before downloading the GEON Points2Grid Utility.
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Digital Elevation Model
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AZ-STATE/CLAS/GEOSCI/ATRG > Active Tectonics Research Group, Department of Geological Sciences, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Arizona State University Supplemental Info
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Phone: (480) 965-3541
Fax: (480) 965-8102
Email: ramon.arrowsmith at
Contact Address:
Arizona State University
Department of Geological Sciences
City: Tempe
Province or State: AZ
Postal Code: 85287-1404
Country: USA
Distribution Media
Distribution_Media: Online
Fees: No fees
Phone: 858-822-5458
Email: ccrosby at
Contact Address:
San Diego Super Computer Center
9500 Gilman Drive
City: La Jolla
Province or State: CA
Postal Code: 92093-0505
Country: USA
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Kim, H., Arrowsmith, J R., Crosby, C.J., Jaeger-Frank, E., Nandigam, V., Memon, A., Conner, J., Badden, S.B., Baru, C., An Efficient Implementation of a Local Binning Algorithm for Digital Elevation Model Generation of LiDAR/ALSM Dataset, Eos Trans. AGU, 87(52), Fall Meet. Suppl., Abstract G53C-0921, 2006.
Creation and Review Dates
SERF Creation Date: 2009-11-02
SERF Last Revision Date: 2015-04-29
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