Visualization, Point Cloud Analysis, DEM generation, DEM Analysis, Data Management / Handling, Software Suite
PDAL is the Point Data Abstraction Library. PDAL allows you to compose operations on point clouds into pipelines of stages. These pipelines can be written in a declarative JSON syntax or constructed using the available API. PDAL is available on Ubuntu, Conda (OSX/Windows), and Homebrew.
The PDAL workshop demonstrates operations and processing tasks you can complete with PDAL https://pdal.io/workshop/index.html The Filters page https://pdal.io/stages/filters.html describes the operations and behaviors that PDAL supports.