Category Archives: remote sensing

3D Lidar Mapping in New Hampshire

New Hampshire has a couple more days to be the center of the universe, but after the primary on Tuesday it will be back to the real world which for a state that is 84% forested involves a large forestry … Continue reading

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Delta Drone Completes Antenna Inspections

Delta Drone is a company based in France that you may want to check out since they are allowed to offer inspection services using a civilian UAS. They just announced the successful completion of its first 100 inspections of wireless-network … Continue reading

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The Future of Lidar Data Acquisition

This is an excellent presentation on the future of lidar data acquisition and processing by Dr. Qassim Abdullah who works for Woolpert, Inc. He discusses all of the major topics including single photon counting and Geiger mode as well as … Continue reading

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Lidar Dating Landslides

The Oso landslide in Washington state is the subject of research to better understand the likelihood of this kind of event happening again. A team of scientists from the University of Washington has published a new study concluding that the … Continue reading

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Free Learning Modules from GETSI

Attention geoscience educators! This looks very interesting and valuable from an education perspective. GETSI, GEodesy Tools for Societal Issues is an organization that is developing a growing collection of classroom-tested materials. The materials engage students in understanding the earth system … Continue reading

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Multi-scale Lidar Design Strategy

This white paper brings up the issue of how to manage lidar data obtained at different scales and from different platforms including ground, airborne and satellite. It focuses on AmeriFlux sites which are environmental monitoring locations. Heterogeneity in vegetation and … Continue reading

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Data Fusion

This Exelis blog provides an excellent overview on the topic of fusing lidar with hyperspectral data. This is not a trivial problem and in fact some are doubtful of the results in general, but for the right application this approach … Continue reading

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Measuring Ross Ice Shelf

These are the notes from lidar field work conducted by a research team on the Ross Ice Shelf in the Antarctic. It’s a well written discussion on some of the work being done to better understand climate, oceans and tectonics. … Continue reading

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NH Gets Lidar

Since New Hampshire has been my home for the past 40 years I had to take note of this article in a local paper explaining to the public how lidar is being used to 3D map 80% of the state. … Continue reading

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IGTF 2016 Calls for Presentations and Workshops

The ASPRS (American Society for Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry) has announced that they are seeking abstracts for oral presentations, posters and workshops for their IGTF 2016 conference in Fort Worth, Texas that is being held on April 11 – 15. … Continue reading

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