Questions tagged [grid-metrics]

GridMetrics computes a series of descriptive statistics for a LIDAR data set. Output is a raster (grid) represented in database form with each record corresponding to a single grid cell. GridMetrics is a component of FUSION/LDV software for LIDAR Data Analysis and Visualization.

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Calculation of density metric of 0.75 height quantile based on Airborne LiDAR Scanning point cloud data by lidR package [on hold]

This is a piece of code that I wrote: metrics<-function(z){Q75=quantile(z,probs=c(0.75)) aboveq75=sum(z>Q75) dh75=aboveq75/length(z) return(dh75)} DH75<-grid_metrics(lid,~...
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GridMetrics output does not align with base DTM?

I am trying to derive grid metrics from LiDAR (.las) file using FUSION's GridMetrics tool. My problem is that the output raster from GridMetrics does not align with the base DTM used to run the tool. ...
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Calculating standard metrics in multiple LiDAR files with lidR 2.0

I am porting my existing code to lidR version 2.0 and would like someone to let me know if I am coding efficiently. My objective is: to process a directory of LAS files normalize las files calculate ...
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How to incorporate stdmetrics in gridmetrics function?

I am attempting to feed the lidR gridmetrics function a list of metrics. I can generate the list of metrics within a function (following this example): myMetrics = function(z, i) { metrics = list( ...
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Getting statistics in cross sections at varying heights in LAS files?

I am looking to cross section my forest at varying heights. I have high return LAS data (8 points/m2 and average point spacing of 0.2m) and I am looking to do more than the simple 1, 2, 3 approach of ...
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Memory allocation error encountered when automating gridmetrics in R

I am trying to run Fusion's GridMetrics from R, I wrote this for one las file: #First set up directories to keep the raw data #separate from that produced by the analysis, Input (.las) and (.dtm), #...
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Are PDAL or PCL capable of producing LiDAR grid metrics?

I typically use Windows-based FUSION to generate grid metrics, which can be used to describe forest structural characteristics. From the FUSION documentation: GridMetrics computes a series of ...