Category Archives: bathymetric

ILMF 2017 Keynotes Announced

ILMF 2017 which takes place in Denver February 13 – 15 has announced an outstanding group of keynote speakers: LARRY MAYER, Professor and Director, School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering, Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping, University of New … Continue reading

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ILMF 2017 Program Announced

Diversified Communications has announced the program and presenters for ILMF 2017 which is being held in Denver, CO February 13 – 15, 2017. The main conference program begins with two sessions on GML and SPL. Geiger-Mode LiDAR and Single-Photon LiDAR: … Continue reading

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Massive Reef Discovered Behind Great Barrier

Scientists had an idea that there was a much larger reef behind the Great Barrier, but it was the Royal Australian Navy who confirmed the shape, size, and vast scale of the deep reef with bathymetric lidar. “We’ve now mapped … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Issues RFP for Coastal Mapping

On Tuesday, the department of internal services published a tender for a company to provide LiDAR data for eastern Nova Scotia. “It allows us to create a really detailed map that represents the land mass here in Nova Scotia,” said … Continue reading

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JALBTCX Annual Conference

The Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetry Center of Excellence – JALBTCX is hosting their annual conference in Silver Spring, MD July 19 – 21. If you are under the impression that there is not a lot of work being done in … Continue reading

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NASA’s EAARL Upgraded

The original National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar (EAARL) was extensively modified to increase the spatial sampling density and to improve performance in water ranging from 3 to 44 meters (m). The new (EAARL-B) sensor … Continue reading

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Day 1 ILMF 2016

ILMF 2016 has about 850 attendees and the really good news is that everyone that I spoke with said that they had a lot of business. Obviously the oil and gas sector is not doing well, but I think the … Continue reading

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Using Bathy Lidar to Determine River Velocity

The hotter the water temperature in a river the less oxygen that is carried. This can cause problems for certain fish species such as rainbow trout. The slower the river is flowing the more it heats up. Idaho Power hired … Continue reading

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IGTF 2016 Calls for Presentations and Workshops

The ASPRS (American Society for Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry) has announced that they are seeking abstracts for oral presentations, posters and workshops for their IGTF 2016 conference in Fort Worth, Texas that is being held on April 11 – 15. … Continue reading

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Topo/Bathymetric LiDAR with IR

This is an informative video from Riegl on a sophisticated combination of sensors – topo/bathymetric lidar with infrared. It’s a powerful combination that can handle a number of data collection requirements at the same time. Definitely worth a look.

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