Global Mapper Advanced Training - 28 to 29 August 2018
During August 2018 a Global Mapper advanced training course (including LiDAR data processing) was presented to Birane Dia from Senegal (SMC Synergy GlobalMapper reseller partner in Senegal), various soil scientists, survey specialists and drone operators from South Africa. Some of the main topics covered during the training included: soil survey grid layout, joining soil analytical data to the grid and interpolation of data, DEM processing, stream flow analyses, LiDAR point cloud generation, classification of point cloud data and extraction of vector data from processed point cloud data. The training was followed on August 30 by a short seminar, attended by various specialist in the fields of satellite as well as Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS) data acqusition and distribution.