LiDAR for Australia and Tasmania

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#1)  LiDAR for Australia and Tasmania

Postby M.W.Taylor » Tue Jan 09, 2018 12:44 am

This link is for the most complete set of LiDAR data available online for Australia and Tasmania with nearly 50% of Tasmania covered and the tallest forests of SE Australia. Now you can hunt for tall trees down-under without the 16 hour flight or the inconvenience of tiger snakes and land leeches.

http://elevation.fsdf.org.au/

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#2)  Re: LiDAR for Australia and Tasmania

Postby Rand » Tue Jan 09, 2018 4:15 pm

So my morbid curiosity lead me to wikipedia:

Tiger snake venoms possess potent neurotoxins, coagulants, haemolysins, and myotoxins. Symptoms of a bite include localized pain in the foot and neck region, tingling, numbness, and sweating, followed by a fairly rapid onset of breathing difficulties and paralysis. In a study, the mortality rate from untreated bites is reported to be between 40 and 60%.


It couldn't settle on just one type of toxin like our wimpy venomous snakes.  My computer chair is looking comfier all the time...

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