Category Archives: remote sensing

NASA Calipso Tracks Dust

The Calipso satellite uses its lidar sensor to quantify the amount of dust that is transported from the Sahara to the Amazon. Continue reading

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Riegl Lidar 2015

Lidar News will keep you informed of not only these events, but also the ASPRS IGTF annual meeting in Tampa, FL and AUVSI in Atlanta, GA. Continue reading

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Coloring the Points

After classification, useful information on these different vegetation strata can be extracted, making it easier to interpret vegetation information hidden in the point clouds. Continue reading

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NASA Measures Sea Ice

Flying the same path every year provides detailed information about how the surface height of the ice has changed. Continue reading

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Boulder Colorado Storms

In total, about 21,000 cubic meters of sediment came down in the landslides within this 100 square kilometer area. Continue reading

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Photon Counting

Further, SPL can quickly collect massive amounts of data—up to 3.6 million pixels per second for our 100-beam system operating at 36 kilohertz. Continue reading

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Adjusting Canopy Height for Slope

n treetop detection, a highest crown return located in the downhill part may prove to be a “false” local maximum that is distant from the true treetop.” Continue reading

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Identifying Tree Crowns

The segmentation method may extend its applications to any data of topological nature or data that has a topological equivalent. Continue reading

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Geiger-mode Webinar

Register now so that you can understand the implications of this breakthrough technology. Continue reading

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Lidar Used to Measure Melting Ice Sheets

A hundred years from now, humans may remember 2014 as the year that we first learned that we may have irreversibly destabilized the great ice sheet of West Antarctica, Continue reading

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