Category Archives: remote sensing

Using Lidar to Understand Vantage Point

Now you get a look from the perspective of a raptor sitting on a power line and if that makes it scarier for the prey down on the ground using shrubs for cover. Continue reading

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NOAA – CREST Atmospheric Lidar Network

has been operating to observe aerosol vertical distribution in the eastern United States for more than eight years. Continue reading

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Weighing Trees with Lidar

The study authors believe it could be used in monitoring carbon stocks for climate policy. Continue reading

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Novel Lidar Will Detect Methane Leaks

This mobile LiDAR system will dramatically reduce the cost to identify, quantify, and locate methane leaks compared to currently available technologies. Continue reading

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USGS Lidar Base Spec Updated

Lidar is a fast evolving technology, and much has changed in the industry since the final draft of the “Lidar Base Specification Version 1.0” was written. Continue reading

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World’s First Multispectral Lidar Sensor

Titan incorporates three independent laser beams at different wavelengths, with a combined ground sampling rate approaching 1 MHz. Continue reading

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Mapping Tree Canopy

eCognition works with objects versus pixels. It is rule based and the more data layers you can provide the better it will work. Continue reading

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NASA GEDI Lidar

In this case the goal is to create detailed 3D maps and measure the biomass of forests. Continue reading

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Lidar and Animal Ecology

The authors review insights gained through the application of LiDAR to animal ecology studies, revealing the fundamental importance of structure for animals. Continue reading

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Automated 3D Feature Extraction

The research undertaken has explored the energy function to solve various tasks, such as LiDAR data filtering, Continue reading

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