Global Mapper supports many common raster, elevation and vector GIS datasets. The software offers easy import and export of LiDAR DEMs as well as 3D visualization and raster imagery overlays.

This tutorial will provide an overview on importing GLW DEMs into Global Mapper as well as some of the basic analysis and visualization capabilities of the software.

Table of Contents
Importing LiDAR DEMs into Global Mapper
Display as hillshade
Display as slopeshade
Raster Image Overlay on LiDAR DEM
3D Visualization
Exporting LiDAR DEMs to Google Earth Files (KML/KMZ)

Download Tutorial : Global Mapper and Basic Visualization of LiDAR DEMs