The overall goal is to facilitate the acquisition, maintenance, and sharing of a statewide elevation dataset by developing standards and specifications for LiDAR point clouds and derivative products. This program will further develop alternatives for systematic and cost-effective acquisition of these products, and defining a program of stewardship for managing and publishing the data.
The working group has developed plans for 2016 and are currently seeking partners. A comprehensive business plan, standards and implementation efforts are underway. Specifications are in place for LiDAR acquisition, QA/QC, and data sharing. This working group will be convening with the Imagery working group to share in relationships between LiDAR and imagery acquisition and applications.