Lidar was captured for Otago Regional Council by Aerial Surveys in Mar 2016 and Apr 2016. The original datasets were generated by Aerial Surveys and their subcontractors. The survey areas includes Cardrona Township, Molyneux, Mosgiel, Oamaru, Taranui, Taieri Plains, parts of the Waitaki Basin and the Kakanui, Kauru, Manuherikia, Pomahaka, Shag and Waianakarua rivers. Data management and distribution is by Land Information New Zealand.
Prepared DEM and DSM files are available through the LINZ Data Service:
Released under Creative Commons CC BY 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/). Attribution Required for Copies: 'Copyright in this work is owned by Otago Regional Council'. Attribution Required for Derivative works: 'Copyright in the underlying dataset from which this work has been derived is owned by Otago Regional Council'.
For academic publications cite as follows: LINZ (2019). Otago, New Zealand 2016 Airborne Lidar. Collected by Aerial Surveys, distributed by OpenTopography and Land Information New Zealand(LINZ). https://doi.org/10.5069/G9F47M7K
Dataset Keywords: cardrona, molyneux, mosgiel, oamaru, taranui, taieri plains, waitaki basin, otago, south island, new zealand, linz, aerial surveys