Monthly Archives: December 2010

Using Laser Scanning to Monitor Active Volcano

With the laser scans that Laura has taken over two seasons on Erebus, she has been able to compare the data and see how the lava lake and ice towers change with time. Continue reading

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LiDAR and Local Government

In this post Paul provides a number of recommendations aimed at local governments concerning the type of LiDAR data that they should request from suppliers. Continue reading

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LiDAR-Based Solar Potential Map

Other cities have similar concepts, but as Kevin noted Salt Lake’s is based on a detailed LiDAR mapping effort at 1.4 meter resolution. Continue reading

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LiDAR for Dummies

I guess this was inevitable. DLT Solutions in conjunction with Autodesk has announced the soon to be released e-Book entitled LiDAR for Dummies. Continue reading

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Wind Turbines Good for Crops

Researchers at the University of Colorado at Boulder are reporting that wind turbines, which we know are being located and tuned using LiDAR are good for crops. Continue reading

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LiDAR Data and Software Links

This valuable site is a compilation of links to LiDAR data, software and educational resources. Continue reading

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LiDAR as Important as Carbon Dating

This is a well done video on the emerging use of LiDAR in archaeology. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning and The Blind Driver Challenge

Autonomous Stuff has been selected to provide the laser scanner for what is called the Blind Driver Challenge. Continue reading

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LiDAR and Earthquakes

This is an outstanding intro to the use of LiDAR to better understand earthquake processes. Continue reading

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Airborne Hyperspectral Flourescent LiDAR

It sounds as if the laser is used to induced fluorescence in the water and then the hyperspectral camera technology is used to detect the spectral signatures. Continue reading

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