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  • Data are distances (in cm) to water measured by an experimental near-infrared lidar sensor in six different setups (2017–9). Laboratory tests conducted at Imperial College London include quantifying the effect of (i) distance, (ii) sensor inclination, (iii) turbidity/clarity of the water, and (iv) ambient temperature on measurement bias. Outdoor tests at three locations in London interrogated the effect of varying water surface roughness on the measurements. A dataset of high-frequency measurements is also included, from which the effects of sample autocorrelation were interrogated.

  • Helicopter borne LiDAR and aerial photo survey of lahar pathways deposited during the April 2015 Volcan Calbuco eruption. Terrestrial Laser Scanning data for July 2015.

  • The dataset contains top-of-canopy height before and after the 2015-15 El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO) event across a human-modified tropical landscape in Malaysian Borneo. The derived changes in top-of-canopy height from 36,655 repeated measurements were investigated. Data were obtained from airborne LiDAR in November 2014 and April 2016. Topographic Position Index and distance from oil palm plantations are also included to investigate the effects of topography and fragmentation on the canopy height change during the ENSO event. Each observation (pixel) contains the coordinates to assess the spatial effects on canopy changes. Full details about this dataset can be found at https://doi.org/10.5285/534838c8-0e1f-4a04-a837-2e19a4e93797