Take the 2-minute tour ×
Geographic Information Systems Stack Exchange is a question and answer site for cartographers, geographers and GIS professionals. It's 100% free, no registration required.

I need to convert LASD (ESRI LAS Dataset) to ASCII text file. I've export the data to point feature class (LAS to Multipoint), converted multipart to single part and calculate X Y and Z.My first question is - How do I add the LiDAR Intensity attribute to the point feature class ? My Second question Is There a better way to convert LASD to ASCII ? i tried the tool las2txt at LasTools but I still looking for an answer for my first question

share|improve this question

1 Answer 1

Try las2txt in the libLAS library.

las2txt allows you to output ASRPS LAS files into ASCII text.

Example:

$ las2txt -i lidar.las -o lidar.txt -parse xyz

converts LAS file to ASCII and places the x, y, and z coordinate of each point at the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd entry of each line. the entries are separated by a space.

There is also the Feature Class Z to ASCII tool under 3D Analyst-Conversion, but since you have the LAS files it would probably be easier to use las2txt.

share|improve this answer
    
Thanks blah for your contribution, I've updated my question, I'm looking for way using ArcMap only –  Geog Nov 10 '13 at 11:34

Your Answer

 
discard

By posting your answer, you agree to the privacy policy and terms of service.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.