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Yes, you can! While one dataset is uploading, you may close the window and the process will continue in the background; this allows you to begin another upload. However, this window is the only place you can cancel or retry a per file upload in the instance of an error. Closing it while the process is running will prompt a warning.
Each user has a defined limit for LiDAR data uploads, which can be viewed in the Create a new dataset window. If the limit is approached or reached, you can remove datasets from your list to clear space in the quota. If you need additional storage, reach out to your Enview contact for options.
For better storage practice and processing, you’re encouraged to convert files to .laz and upload multiple smaller files. When uploading other data onto the map using the drag and drop option, there is a 20MB limit.
The following can be uploaded as a dataset:
- LiDAR point cloud files (.las/.laz)
- raster imagery files (.tif/.tiff/.tfw)
- vector files (.shp/.geojson)
For more details, visit the Datasets section in our Product Manual.
- LiDAR point clouds (packaged as Z14 .laz tiles)
- rasters (DSM, DEM, Hillshade, and select analysis outputs are currently available for packaging as Z14 .tif files)
- vectors (Generate Structures and Feature Change outputs are currently available as .shp files)
Please note: For point cloud and raster datasets that were uploaded by the user, individual files can be downloaded in their source format without packaging.
Can I log out while I have a dataset that is still “waiting for the upload validation to complete” after the initial files are uploaded? ¶
Yes the upload validation will continue to happen in the background whether you are still logged in or logged out of Enview Explore™.
The SRID is a part of the spatial reference system’s database management. SRIDs are used to reference records in the database detailing the coordinate system metadata within the geospatial data. For example, SRID 4326 refers to the authority defined by European Petroleum Survey Group (EPSG) and has its own unique coordinate system attributes.
Enview Explore™ automatically detects the SRID upon completion of the data upload, so a manual input is not required in order to upload your data. If this step fails, you’ll receive an error message that specifies which map projection is indicated in the metadata. You’ll have the option of reingesting the dataset using the Update your Dataset window, which allows you to choose the correct SRID code from the drop-down list and rerun the processing. To do this, visit the Dataset Overview page and select Edit. For more detailed instructions on reingesting your data, you can check out the Data Upload Errors section on our Troubleshooting page.
If an SRID code is not detected after upload completion, an error message will notify the user that the software requires the user to select an SRID from the drop-down list for the horizontal datum. This requires that the user has knowledge of the SRID that the data was exported in. If you’re unsure, a good resource to determine the SRID is lasinfo by rapidlasso. Note that the vertical datum can also be added but is not required for the data upload step, and therefore won’t be the cause of these errors. More detailed instructions on how to use lasinfo are located in the Spatial Reference section of Troubleshooting.
There are two 3D map options available: 3D Terrain and 3D Smooth. When selecting the 3D Terrain option, there is a built-in DEM used when visualizing. When selecting the 3D Smooth option, flat ground with no known elevation is used in place of an elevation model. To see a side-by-side comparison of 3D Terrain and 3D Smooth, please check out the Map section of the Product Manual.
The dataset types listed below can be visualized on the Map page:
- Point clouds (original and reclassified)
- Vector files
- Imagery rasters
- Hillshade rasters
- Change 2D Color rasters (produced during Topo Change)
- Select analysis outputs
Extents shown in blue on the map preview (located on the Dataset Overview page) are a good indication of whether a dataset can be visualized, and clicking this map will open the dataset on the Map page. If the option to visualize any of these datasets is missing, the dataset was likely created before the functionality was enabled and needs to be reuploaded and/or rerun.