LAS-class

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Details

A LAS object contains a data.table in the slot @data with the data read from a .las file and other information computed during data loading. The fields read from the las file are named:

• X Y Z

• Intensity

• ReturnNumber

• NumberOfReturns

• ScanDirectionFlag

• EdgeOfFlightline

• Classification

• ScanAngle

• UserData

• PointSourceID

3 other fields can be computed is desired: slot @data:

• pulseID: a unique identifying number for each pulse so the beam origin of each point is known (see laspulse)

• flightlineID: a unique identifying number for the flightline so the flightline origin of each point is known (see lasflightline)

• color: the hexadecimal name of the color of the point if R, G and B fields exist (see lascolor)

A LAS object also contains a slot @header which contains the header of the .las file. See the ASPRS documentation for the LAS file format for more information.

Slots

data

data.table. a table representing the LAS data

header

list. A list of information contained in the las file header.