Category Archives: Education

AAGS Industry Survey on Certification

Now this is good news – heads up this is important! The American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS) is in the early stages of pursuing development of a Geodetic Certification Program.¬† As part of that process, AAGS created an online … Continue reading

Posted in Certifications, Education, The Industry | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

ASPRS IGTF 2016 Conference Workshops

The ASPRS has announced the list of IGTF 2016 conference workshops which includes a wide range of lidar mapping, GIS, remote sensing and more . These hands on sessions are a unique opportunity to learn by doing from some of … Continue reading

Posted in Conferences, Education, Environmental, Mapping, remote sensing, Standards, The Industry, training | Leave a comment

UAS or UAV?

What’s in a name? Well, in the case of UAV and UAS it seems that people like to interchange these, myself included, but some recent work on a position statement by the TRB AFB80 committee that we intend to send … Continue reading

Posted in Education, The Industry, UAS, UAVs | Tagged , , | 5 Comments

Mobile Video Learning, Certification and Support

Imagine that you have an app on your smart phone that can access a highly searchable library of video-based knowledge by scanning a QR code wherever and whenever you need it. Your access can be recorded and stored in a … Continue reading

Posted in Certifications, Education, training | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Lidar News Today – January 26, 2016

This week’s Lidar News Today contains a recap of the top news stories from last week plus two important articles. The first by Mike Tully looks at drone accuracy and the second by Ken Smerz highlights the value of 3D … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Modeling, Business Development, Education, UAS, UAVs | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

Drone Accuracy

I wanted to call your attention to an important article by Mike Tully, CEO of Aerial Services, Inc. on the subject of drone accuracy. Mike has an in-depth understanding of the real world issues affecting the use of UAS. As … Continue reading

Posted in Autonomous vehicles, Education, UAS, UAVs | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Lidar News Today – January 13, 2016

This week’s Lidar News Today includes an important article¬†by Jeff Fagerman at Lidar USA on selecting the appropriate GNSS solution for your mobile mapping project. Jeff and his team are hands on experts in this area. We also highlight the … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Modeling, Education | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

The Future of Lidar Data Acquisition

This is an excellent presentation on the future of lidar data acquisition and processing by Dr. Qassim Abdullah who works for Woolpert, Inc. He discusses all of the major topics including single photon counting and Geiger mode as well as … Continue reading

Posted in airborne LiDAR, Education, Mapping, remote sensing | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Free Learning Modules from GETSI

Attention geoscience educators! This looks very interesting and valuable from an education perspective. GETSI, GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues is an organization that is developing a growing collection of classroom-tested materials. The materials engage students in understanding the earth system … Continue reading

Posted in 3D Modeling, airborne LiDAR, Education, remote sensing, Research, training | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Lidar News User Forum

The team at Lidar News is very proud to announce the availability of our User Forum. At the same time that we recognize the opportunity this presents for our readers we also realize the challenge of getting this to a … Continue reading

Posted in Business Development, Education, The Industry, training | Tagged | Leave a comment