Draining and wetland engineering LiDAR - 2-12-2013

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Introduction to using LiDAR data for surface and subsurface field drainage.

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Draining and wetland engineering LiDAR - 2-12-2013

  1. 1. Field Drainage TechnologyLiDARJohn NowatzkiExtension Ag Machine Systems Specialist
  2. 2. LiDAR Applications to DrainageLiDAR Technology and ApplicationsWhat is Needed to use LiDAR?Downloading LiDAR DataViewing in Free Fugro ViewerGIS Software to Make Drainage PlanOnline Viewing Tool
  3. 3. LiDAR Technology• Light Detection And Ranging• Optical Remote Sensing using Lasers• Measuring Distance to Ground from Airplanemeasures the time delay between transmissionof a pulse and detection of the reflected signal
  4. 4. Agriculture Applications• Red River Flood Map• Tile and Surface Drainage• Topographic Layer for Precision Agriculture• Road Construction• Community Development
  5. 5. What is Needed to use LiDAR?• Computer• Storage Space – 150 Megabytes per Square Mile• Bare Earth Data – LAS File Format - LASer• GIS Program• Fugro Viewer – Free – Quick Elevation Model• Commercial GIS Software Programs – Usable for Tiling• Online Viewer - gis.rrbdin.org/lidarviewer/index.html
  6. 6. Downloading LiDAR Data• ND Water Commission – James River• http://lidar.swc.nd.gov/• USGS (US Geologic Survey• http://lidar.cr.usgs.gov/• International Water Institute – Red River• http://gis.rrbdin.org/lidardownload/index.html
  7. 7. Red River Basin LiDAR Datawww.internationalwaterinstitute.org/lidar.htm
  8. 8. James River BasinLiDAR Data• Some Areas Available fromND Water Commission• http://lidar.swc.nd.gov/
  9. 9. MinnesotaLiDAR Dataftp://lidar.dnr.state.mn.us/
  10. 10. Downloading LiDAR Datawww.internationalwaterinstitute.org/lidar.htm
  11. 11. Downloading LiDAR Datawww.internationalwaterinstitute.org/lidar.htm
  12. 12. Downloading LiDAR Datawww.internationalwaterinstitute.org/lidar.htm
  13. 13. Downloading LiDAR Datawww.internationalwaterinstitute.org/lidar.htm
  14. 14. Downloading LiDAR DataEmail MessageDownloaded FilesExtracted ContoursExtracted LiDARLASer (LAS) File Format123
  15. 15. Getting Started• LiDAR Viewer• Fugro Viewer• GIS Software
  16. 16. Fugro Viewer• http://www.internationalwaterinstitute.org/lidar.htm• http://www.fugroviewer.com/
  17. 17. Fugro ViewerWith Reference Layers
  18. 18. LiDAR DatainFugro Viewer
  19. 19. 3D View in Fugro Viewer
  20. 20. Fugro ViewerWith Reference Layers
  21. 21. 2.5 Square Miles – West Fargo
  22. 22. 2.5 Square Miles – West Fargo
  23. 23. 160 Acres – 65 Acres
  24. 24. 2 meter Contours
  25. 25. 1 meter Contours
  26. 26. 0.3 meter Contours
  27. 27. 0.1 meter Contours
  28. 28. 0.1 meter Contours0.81 meters2.67 feet32 inches
  29. 29. 0.1 meter Contours0.81 meters2.67 feet32 inches
  30. 30. You NeedGIS Software to Prepare Drainage Plan• Available from Area Consultants• Consultants will Prepare Plans
  31. 31. ArcMAP GIS Software – Field in Central NDAerial Image
  32. 32. ArcMAP GIS Software – Bare Earth LASLAS to ArcGIS Point Shapefile
  33. 33. ArcMAP GIS Software – Elevation ModelMeters Above Sea Level
  34. 34. International Water Institute Online Viewer
  35. 35. International Water Institute Viewer
  36. 36. International Water Institute Viewer
  37. 37. International Water Institute Viewer
  38. 38. Earth Point Townships in Google Earthhttp://www.earthpoint.us/Townships.aspx
  39. 39. Summary• Light Detection And Ranging• Need Computer and GIS Viewer to use LiDAR• http://seamless.usgs.gov• http://www.internationalwaterinstitute.org• Need GIS Software to Prepare Drainage Plan
  40. 40. Questions - CommentsOffice 701-231-8213 Cell 701-261-9842John.Nowatzki@ndsu.eduhttp://www.ag.ndsu.edu/agmachinery

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