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Emery's Public LiDAR Database

Emery

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I've started keeping a database of tracks with free LiDAR data sources. See https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1TC3ZEGzZtE7Ywmzf2UOlrZRaMbj_BOoIKkJHDtIPSpM/edit?usp=sharing

If you have any tracks with public LiDAR data sources to add, let me know!

Track List (updated 25 May 2016)
Aintree Motor Racing Circuit
Autobahn Country Club
Baltimore Grand Prix
Bedford Autodrome
Belle Isle
Blackhawk Farms
Brainerd International Raceway (Donnybrooke)
Brands Hatch Circuit
Burke Lakefront Airport
Cadwell Park Circuit
Carolina Motorsports Park
Charlotte Motor Speedway (Lowe's Motor Speedway)
Croft Circuit
Darlington Motor Speedway
Daytona International Speedway
Daytona Milton Keynes
Denver Grand Prix
Des Moines Grand Prix (historic 1989-1994)
Donington Park Circuit
Gateway Motorsports Park
Goodwood Motor Circuit
Greenwood Roadway (historic)
Heartland Park
Homestead-Miami Speedway
Houston Grand Prix (Reliant Park, NRG Park)
Iowa Speedway
Kansas Speedway
Las Vegas Motor Speedway
Lime Rock Park
Long Beach Grand Prix
Lucas Oil Raceway (Indianapolis Raceway Park)
Mallory Park Racing Circuit
Mazda Laguna Seca Raceway
Meadowdale International Raceway (historic)
Miami Bayfront Park
Michigan International Speedway (with historic road course)
Mid America Motorplex
Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course
Nelson Ledges Road Course
New Jersey Motorsports Complex (Thunderbolt Raceway, Lightning Raceway)
Old Bridge Township Raceway Park
Oulton Park Circuit
Pittsburgh International Race Complex (BeavRun)
Pocono Raceway
Portland International Raceway
Rockingham Motor Speedway
Rockingham Speedway (North Carolina Speedway)
Road Atlanta
Roebling Road
Second Creek Raceway (historic 1982-2005)
Silverstone Circuit
Sonoma Raceway (Sears Point)
Snetterton Circuit
Spokane County Raceway (Spokane Raceway Park)
St. Petersburg Grand Prix
Summit Point Motorsports Park
Talladega Superspeedway
Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park
Thruxton Motorsport Centre
 
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Emery

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Updated list with Mazda Raceway Laguna Seca.

I had searched for the data initially, but didn't find it and for some reason I found it this time... go figure!
 

Emery

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IRL is visiting NOLA Motorsports Park, near New Orleans in April. NOLA opened in 2011, but most of the Louisiana aerial LiDar files date from 2005 timeframe. The one exception is a coastal scan done in 2013, but it covers only about half the track.

Should I list it in my database even though the data is incomplete?
 

banger

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on the track data post above.not really if it not complete. just keep an eye on it ,if they do completed. imo
on database, to search for this address on googlemaps. i need some kind of address.post code. or location, also try grass gis to open datafile *.las and what program recognized it??? (ok found 3dem).

on eastern creek.... Ask brendon about it...don't know if the he licence is finished, no harm in asking
 

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Emery

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Updated database with links to Google maps aerial photos for the search impaired. Illinois Clearinghouse link has been updated with link to LAS files and I'm asking them if there is still a link for individual tiles rather than whole counties.
 

Emery

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The answer from Illinois Clearinghouse, paraphrased, is "download the County's LAS or TIN and extract just the tiles you need for your project". Harrumph
 

Emery

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Thought I was done updating, but found a few more favorites like Belle Isle and Road Atlanta.
 

Emery

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Added Meadowdale, Second Creek (Colorado), Rockingham (North Carolina), and Spokane.
 
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Emery

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Added Des Moines Grand Prix (historic TransAm street circuit 1989-1994).
 

Emery

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You'll still need to divide your Mid-Ohio CSV file into about 15 chunks before BTB will import it. Did you separate the ground return from everything else?
 
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spark23

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I started the project but as Im novice in this and I don't have enought time now...
I was investigating to make it in blender directly with lidar. There are several rough (mid - ohio cloud) and other polished files (mid - ohio cloud 3). About CSV and BTB I don't have idea, It was going to be my next step to investigate.

I share them if someone wants to use them. It would be great to see mid-ohio in assetto corsa since we know that laguna seca will be released.