Category Archives: remote sensing

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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Handheld Scanner Supports Forest Applications

Using the ZEB1 they achieved significant advantages in speed of data capture, quality of the resulting point cloud and ease of use of the system. Continue reading

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Beneath the Surface of Stonehenge

A recent report by the BBC indicates that recent subsurface surveys of the area surrounding Stonehenge have revealed an amazing amount of new 3D data. Using ground penetrating radar, magnetometers and laser scanners the researchers have developed a whole new … Continue reading

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Map World’s Rainforests for Under $250 Million

lays out a case for a global campaign to survey the world’s forests in support of REDD+, Continue reading

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Using MMS to Analyze Pavement Condition

by using colored point clouds that had been assigned values of 8-bit RGB color to map the values of the surface normal and the curvature in a point cloud Continue reading

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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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