This resource provides bulk downloads of point cloud data from datasets hosted by OpenTopography. It is designed for advanced users seeking to download large amounts of data quickly and who have the bandwidth, expertise, and software necessary to manage the gigabytes of data available. We expect that users accessing bulk data have the ability to automate downloads using AWS Command Line Interface or other compatible GUI clients.
- Bulk Download using AWS Command Line Interface [AWS CLI version 2 installation instructions]
List all files example:
aws s3 ls s3://pc-bulk/NC09_Windfeldt/ --recursive --endpoint-url https://opentopography.s3.sdsc.edu --no-sign-request
Download files example:
aws s3 cp s3://pc-bulk/NC09_Windfeldt/ . --recursive --endpoint-url https://opentopography.s3.sdsc.edu --no-sign-request
- Bulk Download using CyberDuck
Once Cyberduck is installed, use S3 (HTTPS) connection protocol with the following information:
Access Key ID: pc-bulk
Secret Access Key: pc-bulk-3LoTa4
By accessing data via OpenTopography you agree to acknowledge OpenTopography and the dataset source as specified in the dataset metadata and on OpenTopography's data acknowledgement page
in publications, presentations, and other materials produced using these data.
Please contact us
if you have questions.