Tag Archives: Mapping

USGS 3DEP – The 3D Elevation Map is Half Full

The USGS 3D Elevation Program, or 3DEP is a momentous undertaking in terms of the cost, organizational requirements and the data management, but the good news the country is 50% completed. There will be a keynote presentation at ILMF 2019 … Continue reading

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Mapping Wetlands with Lidar

In order for wetlands to be protected in New York State they need to be on an officail map. Approximately 20 percent of the wetlands in Tompkins County are not on the map, and therefore not protected. “The wetland maps … Continue reading

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Mapping Glaciers with Lidar

However, the rapid shrinking of mountain glaciers causes nearly one-third of current sea level rise, previous research has shown. Continue reading

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