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Technical details

Structure: The data are delivered by complete 1 km2 tiles.


  • LAS 1.2
  • CSV (X;Y;Z;Class;Modified Julian Date)


Class Object type ASPRS* class name
1 Unclassified and temporary objects                « Unclassified »
2 Ground « Ground »
3 Vegetation (low – medium – high) « Low Vegetation »
6 Buildings « Building »
9 Water « Water »
17 Bridges, viaducts                 « Bridge Deck » 

Points density
: Minimum 5 pts/m2, mean around 15-20 pts/m2

Coordinates system: LV95 – LN02 

Planimetric accuracy: +/- 20 cm (1 sigma)

Altimetric accuracy: +/- 10 cm (1 sigma) 

Update: After the complete acquisition (in 2023), no update of swissSURFACE3D is planned. 

*American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing


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Sample data

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