Monthly Archives: June 2010

Extracting Buildings Using LIDAR and Ikonos

1. The research looks to exploit the combination of LiDAR DEMs and Ikonos imagery.
2. At 3m point spacing the LiDAR was too coarse.
3. The technique points again the value of multi-sensor data fusion.
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LiDAR Used to Identify New Fault Zone

What we have discovered here is that LiDAR gives us the ability to strip away the vegetation and man-made features to see the bare-earth model. Continue reading

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An Attorney’s Intro to LiDAR

I came across this Introduction to LiDAR page on an attorney’s website. One might not have thought that the legal profession was that interested in the subject, but that would be a mistake. Continue reading

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Identifying Landslides with LiDAR

In this article the benefits of a lidar-derived bare earth model are clearly shown for a residential area in Oregon by comparing aerial photography with a digital terrain model. Continue reading

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3D Laser Scanning of Rock Art

In this research effort laser scanning is used to perform three dimensional analysis of prehistoric rock carvings. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Not Driving Trimble’s Purchase of Definiens

1. Definiens eCognition software is a powerful enterprise scale feature extraction software.
2. Trimble recently announced that they intend to acquire the company.
3. The move was not for LiDAR but image exploitation.
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Using LiDAR for Hydrologic Studies

This introductory video provides insight into how LiDAR data is being used for hydrologic studies. Continue reading

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Assessing Light Availability Using Laser Scanning

This research used terrestrial laser scanning and ray tracing technology to analyze the availability of light in a Belgian oak forest at various times during the growth season. Continue reading

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RICS Laser Scanning Guide

I found this guide from RICS – Virtually Real: terrestrial laser scanning to offer an interesting perspective on laser scanning – its limitations and benefits. RICS is a standards body, that quite frankly I have never heard of, but which … Continue reading

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Laser Scanning and Capristo Exhaust

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