Category Archives: Research

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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Velodyne Debuts New LiDAR Sensor

It is half the size and about 2/3 of the weight of the HDL-32E and will be attractively priced according to Wolfgang Juchmann. Continue reading

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NASA Using MABEL to Understand Summer Snow and Ice Packs

The number and patterns of photons that come back depend on the type of ice they bounce off – whether it’s smooth or rough, watery or snow-covered. Continue reading

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UAS and LiDAR Support Rim Lighting Effect

lighting system that includes a small quadricopter drone carrying a white-light source and a lidar system. Continue reading

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Single-Photon-Sensitive LiDAR

The advantages of this approach are to allow large areas to be mapped quickly while still permitting the user to tailor the measurement point density. Continue reading

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LiDAR Used to Characterize Avian Habitat

Their results underscore the value of LiDAR data for fine-grained quantification of habitat structure, Continue reading

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DIAL on Wheels

measure leaks from industrial sites, for example monitoring oil and gas emissions in Norway, benzene emissions in the Port of Rotterdam and methane leaks from landfill sites for Defra in the UK. Continue reading

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Inexpensive LiDAR Developed

The UC Berkeley device has the potential to be integrated into a chip-scale package. Continue reading

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Students Using LiDAR with UAV

It uses a LiDAR module deployed on board a UAV to detect the presence of obstacles and a target within a 3 meter square area. Continue reading

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Measuring Snowpack with LiDAR

understanding mountain snowpack and calculating the snow water equivalent with greater precision is crucial for more refined water management. Continue reading

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