Category Archives: remote sensing

DIAL From a UAS

I had a request recently for a UAS platform that could support gas detection, specifically methane from a pipeline while in flight Continue reading

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$94 Million for LiDAR

a new LiDAR sensor that will be deployed by the end of the decade to study the earth’s climate by monitoring the structure of forest canopies. Continue reading

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Using LiDAR to Measure Farm Air Quality

“It lets us see what’s going on from many dimensions.” Continue reading

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USGS to Host Briefing: Safer Communities, Stronger Economies – in 3D

The USGS is doing an excellent job of selling the benefits and value of LiDAR-derived 3D information. Continue reading

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NASA to Launch New LiDAR to Probe Ocean Ecology

NASA announced a new combined ship/aircraft field campaign that they are launching today that will use a prototype lidar to measure microscopic phytoplankton in the ocean, down to 160 feet below the surface. The lidar will be flown on NASA … Continue reading

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NASA Using MABEL to Understand Summer Snow and Ice Packs

The number and patterns of photons that come back depend on the type of ice they bounce off – whether it’s smooth or rough, watery or snow-covered. Continue reading

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LiDAR Used to Characterize Avian Habitat

Their results underscore the value of LiDAR data for fine-grained quantification of habitat structure, Continue reading

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LiDAR and SAR Water Monitoring Workshop

The Alberta Terrestrial Imaging Centre (ATIC) is hosting this event on June 26th and 27th. Continue reading

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High Resolution 3D Terrain Data System

Army engineers are also working with industry to improve the capability tenfold. Continue reading

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Measuring Snowpack with LiDAR

understanding mountain snowpack and calculating the snow water equivalent with greater precision is crucial for more refined water management. Continue reading

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