Category Archives: Hydrographic LiDAR

Lidar Training

This website, hosted by the U.S. Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center is offering six online Lidar technology training tutorials. They have also identified a number of online resources. It appears to be open to the public at no charge. … 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. β€œIt allows us to create a really detailed map that represents the land mass here in Nova Scotia,” said … Continue reading

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USGS Lidar Topography Seminar

Abstract – Light Detection and Ranging (lidar) has become the dominant technology for topographic mapping. The significant improvements in spatial resolution, vertical accuracy, and most dramatically, relative accuracy of lidar data has enormous impact on the hydrology/hydrography community, making it … Continue reading

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Dual Scanning Technology

Subsea 7 and 3D at Depth have announced the completion of several metrology projects using subsea Lidar technology in new configurations to help increase overall efficiencies in offshore oil and gas applications. To meet the complex requirements for the metrologies … 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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Digital Coast

NOAA’s Office for Coastal Management maintains an impressive website that hosts a wide variety of digital data sets. The Digital Coast is a data registry that has over 100 different types of data collections and over 1500 data sets. All … Continue reading

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Lidar Market Poised for High Growth

According to this the report the global lidar market is poised for substantial growth – 15% CAGR. If you think you missed the boat you may want to read this. U.S.-based market research firm Transparency Market Research (TMR) announces the … Continue reading

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Subsea Laser Scanning

There is no reference to the sensors being used. Perhaps someone can provide this. Continue reading

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15th Annual JALBTCX Airborne Coastal Mapping and Charting Workshop

He commented, “This is an outstanding workshop for coastal/bathymetric lidar.” Continue reading

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First Three Channel Topo Bathy LiDAR

It has dual bathymetric channels and a single topographic one. Continue reading

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