Monthly Archives: February 2011

Underwater Mechanical Scanning

The 3D data was collected in just 4 hours at a depth of 65 feet using BlueView Technologies 3D multibeam underwater scanning technology. Continue reading

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Laser Scanning Coastal Cliff Erosion

This paper documents the results of the use of terrestrial laser scanning to much more precisely monitor and analyze hard rock cliff erosion processes. Continue reading

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The Power of Social Networks

I hope you saw this weekend’s LiDAR video post. I have heard from a couple of readers that they found it quite valuable. Continue reading

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Military and Intel Uses of LiDAR

There are not a lot of surprises, but the 3-D flash LiDAR capability being developed by Ball Aerospace I think is going to be the next important step forward. Continue reading

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LiDAR used to Understand Oregon’s Natural History

This outstanding video provides an intro to the power of LiDAR for understanding the natural history of Oregon’s Willamette Valley. Continue reading

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Going Fishing with LiDAR

it sounded like it was going to be commercially feasible for large fishing fleets to use helicopters equipped with LiDAR to locate schools of tuna and other valuable fish. Continue reading

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USU Develops World’s Most Sensitive LiDAR

The first atmospheric LiDARs were developed back in the early 1900’s. They used large flashlights instead of lasers, which had not been invented. That is why it is “light” detection and not “laser”. Continue reading

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LiDAR Resources

On a slow news day, a Google search on LiDAR turned up a new site – lidarbasemaps.org. Continue reading

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ILMF 2011 Opens Strong in New Orleans

All signs of an improving economy and the continuing growth of the LiDAR and mobile mapping business. Continue reading

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Autodesk Labs News

As a follow up to last week’s post on the Feature Extraction functionality for Civil 3D, this preview has been temporarily delayed due to an issue with a service pack. It runs with Civil 3D 2011, but not the first … Continue reading

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