Category Archives: remote sensing

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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CALIPSO Celebrates Eighth Anniversary

Ball’s lidar (light detection and ranging) instrument provides accurate, high resolution, vertical profiles of clouds and aerosols Continue reading

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Using LiDAR to Measure Snow Pack

In this video the RIEGL LMS-Q1560 Dual Lidar Channel Airborne Mapping System is supporting NASA JPL on snowpack surveying mission in Colorado, USA. Continue reading

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Rockfalls and Landslides Analyzed Using LiDAR

Airborne and terrestrial LiDAR can be used to analyze both rock falls and landslides according to Chao Han the developer of VR Mesh. Continue reading

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