Category Archives: remote sensing

ASPRS IGTF 2016 Announced

The American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) will host their annual IGTF Conference April 11 – 15, 2016 in Fort Worth, Texas. Please reserve the date. All conference sessions and plenaries will be held at the Fort Worth … Continue reading

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NASA RFI For Space Lidar

NASA/ARC is interested in spaceflight-qualified LIDAR systems for planetary rover missions on the Moon. LIDAR is a remote sensing method that uses light in the form of a pulsed laser to measure ranges (variable distance). This RFI seeks information about … Continue reading

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Volcanic Ash Lidar Detection

It will be made up of 10 instruments called Light Detection and Ranging Systems, or Lidar. Continue reading

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Fusion of Waveform and Hyperspectral

However, additional information about target properties can potentially be recovered if the waveform shape is preserved in the fusion process. Continue reading

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China and Italy Announce Research Center

The current and future activities of the China-Italy Joint Research Center (JRC) for Laser Remote Sensing were officially presented with an inauguration ceremony at the Roma-Tre University here on Friday. The JRC was set up between Italy’s National Interuniversity Consortium … Continue reading

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Automatic Registration

The feature extraction and matching process enables the automatic estimation of the coarse registration parameters required for initializing the fine registration process. Continue reading

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First-of-its-Kind Forest Mapping

These first-of its-kind high resolution maps can help researchers estimate forest cover, monitor biodiversity and wildlife habitats, and manage and monitor timber. Continue reading

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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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