PDALtools

How to process PointClouds in QGIS Processing

Licencia (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Geopcamp ES 2018
20 October 2018 - Madrid

Luigi Pirelli

luipir@gmail.com

@Ginetto

Who am I

15 years working on Satellite Ground Segments for

Landsat, Cryosat, MODIS, Sentinel...

 

Since 2006 in QGIS/GRASS

 

QGIS Core developer

and Plugin developer/trainer

 

Founder of GFOSS.it

Italian OSGEO Local Chapter

 

Founder of QGIS.es

Spanish QGIS user group

Coautor of "Mastering QGIS"

Reviewer

QGIS Python Programming Cookbook

 

Pointcloud Data Abstraction Library

http://www.pdal.io

 

PDAL Strongest Features

Why is better than LAStools and Whitebox

PDAL Weakest Features

Why is in some cases you still need LAStools and Witebox

  • 1 core only (paralelization via scripting)
  • No native GPU acceleration (BTW can be used in python/numpy filters)

Why PDALtools

QGIS Processing integration

  • Backend chaining
    • GRASS, SAGA, QGIS Native, GDAL/OGR,...
    • LAStools or WhiteBox
  • Automatic GUI generation
  • Integration if a full featured GIS as QGIS

Dev for CartoLab during GeoMove project

!!! #ShowMeTheCode !!!

Here when any leecher falls

( sanguijuelas ;-)

QUIZ Time 1

In a LAS file what could be the ScanAngle of the horizont?

QUIZ Time 2

The sun affects scan intesity

 

Yes?                           No?

Demo from GeoMove...

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Luigi Pirelli

luipir@gmail.com

@ginetto

 

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www.linkedin.com/in/luigipirelli

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Licence: (CC BY-SA 3.0)

PDAL PointCloud analisys in QGIS Processing

By Luigi Pirelli

PDAL PointCloud analisys in QGIS Processing

Example how to use PDALtools in the QGIS Processing toolbox

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