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Bare Earth Extraction and Digital Terrain Model Generation

lidar image of a bare earth

Application examples. View larger format.

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Capabilities

  • Fully automated
    • No user input required
  • Quick processing time
    • The 5x5 km Gabon example shown on the graphic completed in approximately 8 minutes on a standard PC
  • Preserves terrain elevations
    • No global filtering applied to DTM
    • No terrain clipping in high relief area
  • Geomorphology options
    • Multi-resolution option added for dense, tropical forest

The examples shown in the graphic are from Bonao, in the Dominican Republic and Mondah Forest in Gabon, Africa. Both show a GPS and bare earth image of the same areas.