Lidar Classified Point Cloud (2016-18) Southwestern Ontario Orthophotography Project (SWOOP) 2015 Digital Terrain Model (DTM)

Data Format(s): Image (Img)

Coordinate system: Horizontal Reference System = Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM) Zone 17, NAD83(CSRS) ; Vertical Reference System = Canadian Geodetic Vertical Datum 2013 (CGVD2013)

Abstract:
The Lidar Classified Point Cloud (2016-17) consists of points containing elevation and intensity information derived from returns collected by an airborne topographic lidar sensor. The lidar point cloud covers selected regional areas in Southern Ontario and portions of Northern Ontario. This dataset is the output of the first two years of a three year data collection project. Data collection occurred during the fall of 2016, spring and fall of 2017 and spring of 2018. Data will be updated to include the remaining, Lake Erie and Cochrane project areas in the second half of 2018. A classification scheme has been applied to the point cloud by the contractor to identify the type of target from which the return is reflected, and differentiates between bare-earth terrain points, water, high and low noise returns. The classified point cloud is organized into non-overlapping 1km x 1km tiles. For more detailed information about this dataset, including information about interpreting the index for placement of data orders, please refer to the associated User Guide.