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Wellington LiDAR 1m DEM (2013)

  • Added 07 Jun 2017
  • Updated 19 Apr 2018

This layer contains the DEM for LiDAR data from the Wellington region captured in 2013. Note that this DEM is based on automated point cloud classification and contains some residual remnants of surface features.

The DSM is available as layer Wellington LiDAR 1m DSM (2013).
The index tiles are available as layer Wellington LiDAR Index Tiles (2013).
The LAS point cloud is available from OpenTopography.

Lidar was captured for Greater Wellington Regional Council by Aerial Surveys in 2013. The datasets were generated by Landcare Research. The survey area includes Wellington, Porirua, Lower Hutt, Upper Hutt, Wairarapa, and Kapiti. Data management and distribution is by Land Information New Zealand.

Data comprises:
•DEM: tif or asc tiles in NZTM2000 projection, tiled into a 1:1,000 tile layout
•DSM: tif or asc tiles in NZTM2000 projection, tiled into a 1:1,000 tile layout
•Point cloud: las tiles in NZTM2000 projection, tiled into a 1km x 1km tile layout

Data was collected at >1 pulse/square metre pulse density. Attributes include:
-Intensity values
-Return number
-Adjusted GPS time

Vertical datum is NZVD2016


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TagsLAND-Cover, LAND-Topography, New Zealand
RegionsWellington Region
MetadataISO 19115/19139, Dublin Core

Technical Details

Layer ID 53621
Data type Grid
Resolution 1.000m
Services Raster Query API, Catalog Service (CS-W), Atom Feed


Added7 Jun 2017
Revisions 9 - Browse all revisions
Current revision Imported on June 6, 2017 in NZGD2000 / New Zealand Transverse Mercator 2000.
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