GIS and LiDAR: A Workshop for Geospatial Professionals

  • 2018-05-17
  • 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CDT)
  • Kentucky Wesleyan College, 3000 Frederica St, Owensboro ,KY
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You are invited to learn the basics and applications of LiDAR datasets that are widely available for the Commonwealth of Kentucky:

 Basics and fundamentals of LiDAR acquisition

 Standards and structure of LiDAR datasets

 LiDAR data procurement

 LiDAR point cloud processing using a GIS

 Creation of digital elevation models (DEM) and applications

 Creation of digital surface models (DSM) and applications

 Extraction of information on height and type of features

To help you develop these and other GIS skills, this Regional KAMP GIS

Workshop, is being held at Kentucky Wesleyan College, Owensboro, KY on

Thursday May 17th, 2018.


KAMP Member pricing will not be offered if your dues are not up-to-date or if you are not a KAMP Member.  To get KAMP Member pricing be sure to first either join KAMP or bring your dues up-to-date BEFORE YOU REGISTER for either the conference or workshops.

If you register without first renewing or joining, you will be charged the higher Non-Member pricing. The price difference CANNOT BE REFUNDED, OR APPLIED RETROACTIVELY, TO COVER PAYMENT OF DUES.

KAMP Geospatial Workshop

Kentucky Wesleyan College

Barnard-Jones Administration Building

Computer Lab 303

3000 Frederica st., Owensboro KY, 42301

Thursday May 17th, 2018


8:00 AM – 8:30 AM Registration

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Welcome and Introductions

Demetrio Zourarakis

Vincent A. DiNoto, Jr. Director, National Geospatial Technology Center of Excellence and Dean of College & Systemic Initiatives

Dr. Christine Salmon, Director, Center for Engaged Teaching and

Learning –Kentucky Wesleyan College

9:00 AM - 9:30AM Fundamentals of LiDAR - Demetrio Zourarakis, Ph.D., GISP, CMS,


9 :30 AM –9:45 AM Standards and data formats

9:45 AM – 10:15 AM Acquiring Lidar data from the Web/Internet

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM LAS Dataset tools

10:30 PM – 10:45 AM Break

10:45 PM – 11:45 AM LAS Datasets, Tiles, Point clouds, filters and statistics

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM Lunch - Free Provided by Green River Area Development District

1:00 PM – 1:30 PM Digital Elevation Models (DEMs)

1:30 PM – 2:15 PM Contour lines, aspect, slope

2:15 PM – 2:30 PM Break

2:30 PM – 3:00 PM Digital Surface Models

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM Extraction of vegetation masks

3:30 PM – 4:00 PM Building extraction

Address: P.O. Box 1411 | Frankfort, KY | 40602


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