PDALPDAL is Point Data Abstraction Library. It is a C/C++ open source library and applications for translating and processing point cloud data. It is not limited to LiDAR data, although the focus and impetus for many of the tools in the library have their origins in LiDAR.
PDAL Plugin SupportPDAL has been installed with the following plugin support:
- Reading from/Writing to E57 format files
- Reading from files in HDF5 format
- Reading data stored in ESRI I3S format
- LZMA compression/decompression
PDAL Test DataThe PDAL test data has been stored in the PDAL install directory and is defined with the environment variable
For more information visit the PDAL website.
These versions of PDAL are available on the BEAR systems (BlueBEAR, BEAR Cloud VMs, and CaStLeS VMs). These will be retained in accordance with our Applications Support and Retention Policy.