CloudCompare

Outcrop Interpretation (D. Girardeau): CloudCompare training courses

This course will cover practical exercices allowing participant to learn about intepretation, analsis and visualisation of DOM (Digital Outcrop Models) using the both open source software CloudCompare.

CloudCompare is open source software designed for high performance point cloud processing. Initially developed for comparing 3D point clouds (change/difference detection) it has, over time, become a general and well-respected point cloud processing utility, with many users around the world. The software includes advanced algorithms such as registration, resampling, handling of colour, normal and scalar fields, computation of statistics, segmentation and display enhancement. In addition, plugins are available implementing state-of-the-art algorithms reported in the scientific literature.

The registration includes:

  • Access to the shortcourse platform
  • Software and dataset