Monthly Archives: September 2011

Digital Documentation 2011 Speakers Roundtable

The 2011 Digital Documentation conference kicked off today with a speaker’s roundtable. Continue reading

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Intro to LiDAR for Hydrological Studies

This is a nice introduction to the use of LiDAR for hydrological studies. Continue reading

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3D Laser Scanning Professional Certification

I would like to raise the issue of whether there is there a need for the certification of 3D laser scanning and LiDAR professionals. Continue reading

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Antarctic LiDAR

Here is an inside look at the use of an aerosol LiDAR located at Concordia Base in Antarctica. Continue reading

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Traditional Boats of Ireland Project

It appears that this historic preservation project involves the use of laser scanning to document the quickly disappearing maritime heritage of these wooden boats. Continue reading

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Mobile LiDAR Research Project Awarded

The TRB has announced that a team led by Michael Olsen at Oregon State University has been awarded a contract entitled “Guidelines for the Use of Mobile LIDAR in Transportation Applications” Continue reading

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LiDAR and Rowing

My 2 passions had finally connected – rowing and LiDAR. Continue reading

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ASTM E57 Data Exchange Format Update

There are a couple of positive developments on the adoption front that have happened this week – very exciting. Continue reading

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Digital Documentation 2011 is Next Week

This is a large part of the value of using a laser scanner to document the 3D geometry of cultural sites like Mt. Rushmore and Stone Henge. Continue reading

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The New World Trade Center

If anyone knows about the use of laser scanning as part of the construction process please let us know. Continue reading

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