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Donna Strickland Awarded Nobel Prize for Laser Physics

The national news last week had a story on the fact that a woman, Donna Strickland won the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics for the first time in 55 years. Quite an honor. What was of even more interest to … Continue reading

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NCALM Supports Diverse Lidar Research Projects

The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping – NCALM is a joint effort of the University of Houston and UC Berkeley. It provides lidar data for research, advances lidar mapping and trains graduate students in the use of technologies. In … Continue reading

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Sources of Free Lidar Data

This detailed article in Geospatial World by Anusuya Datta provides an extensive listing and description of a variety of free lidar data sources from around the world, as well as this informative introductory video. The USGS 3DEP program is the … Continue reading

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White House to Promote UAS Industry

This is really big news. According to a White House press release dated August 2, 2016, “Today, the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) is announcing new steps, sustained by public and private support, to promote the … Continue reading

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NSF Renews Funding for OpenTopography

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has renewed funding for OpenTopography, a science gateway that provides online access to Earth science oriented high-resolution topography data and processing tools. The award, “Collaborative Research: OpenTopography — A Cyberinfrastructure Facility for Topographic Data, Services, … Continue reading

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NSF NEON Lidar Workshop – Free

I hope you are reading this. The NSF is sponsoring a free course on the use of lidar. Your course fee, room and some meals will be paid. Transportation to Boise, ID is not covered. This 3-day course taught by … Continue reading

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