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Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Dewberry To Lead Lidar Project Covering Six Areas in Northern California

Dewberry has been selected by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to facilitate, acquire, and process lidar data across northern California, within the areas of Keefer Slough, Upper Pit, Russian Mendocino, Alpine, and Cow Creek, as well as all of Mendocino County. The data will support the USGS 3D

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Volaero Drones And Geodetics Sign LiDAR Integration & Resale Agreement

MIAMI – Volaero Drones (www.volaerodrones.com) is a professional drone services company that integrates cutting edge drone, imagery, and data processing technologies to provide clients with actionable analytics. From flight mission planning to data processing, Volaero saves time, money and resources and boosts safety by creating technology solutions that provide the data needed to make better decisions. “Volaero is

Tuesday, May 16th, 2017

Dewberry to Collect and Process Lidar Data for Southwest Florida Water Management District

Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been selected to collect, process, and assess airborne topographic lidar data for Hillsborough County, Florida, covering approximately 1,200 square miles within the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD). Dewberry performed airborne topographic lidar mapping for this project in early 2017 using the new, fully integrated and calibrated

Tuesday, April 25th, 2017

Global Mapper and LiDAR Training is Coming to South Africa

Blue Marble Geographics  Partner SMC Synergy is leading the Advanced Global Mapper and LiDAR Module training classes that are being offered in Gauteng Province South Africa later this year. Global Mapper users will have an opportunity to learn and utilize some of the more powerful features and functions of the software. The program begins with

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

UK Space Agency Bolsters Partnership Program, Forests 2020 Project

  As part of the UK Space Agency’s recently launched International Partnership Programme (IPP) and its related Forests 2020 project, the agency awarded a contract worth more than £14 million to sustainability software and data company Ecometrica. The Forests 2020 project is expected to help countries improve management and protection across 300 million hectares of

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

Space Laser Reveals Cycle of Polar Phytoplankton

A new study using a NASA satellite instrument orbiting Earth found that small, environmental changes in polar food webs significantly influence the boom-and-bust cycles of phytoplankton. These findings, recently published in Nature Geoscience, will supply important data for ecosystem management, commercial fisheries and understanding of the interactions among Earth’s climate and key ocean ecosystems. “It’s

Friday, November 11th, 2016

Bluesky 3D Laser Maps AONB for Archaeological Studies

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has used aircraft mounted lasers to create 3D maps of potentially important archaeological sites in Devon, England. Funded by Historic England (formerly English Heritage), the LiDAR surveys were commissioned by Devon County Council’s Historic Environment team with support from the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) and The East

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

Geodetics Introduces Mobile Mapping System with Lidar, GPS

Geodetics Inc.’s newest mobile mapping product, Geo-MMS, is a fully integrated lidar mapping payload for integration with unmanned aerial systems (UAS). The Geo-MMS includes an inertial navigation system (INS) coupled with a lidar sensor. Raw data from the integrated GPS, inertial measurement unit (IMU) and lidar sensors are recorded on the internal data-recording device and can

Tuesday, August 9th, 2016

First Space-Based LiDAR Ready for Launch

The pioneering Aladin sensor, a spaceborne LiDAR instrument with two powerful lasers, a large telescope and very sensitive receivers, is ready to join its Aeolus satellite for launch in 2017. Designed by Airbus Defence and Space, Aladin’s laser generates ultraviolet light beamed toward Earth, which bounces off air molecules and small particles such as dust,

Tuesday, August 2nd, 2016

Next-Generation CO2 Detector Nearing Operation

NASA scientists and engineers are field testing the CO2 Sounder LiDAR, an instrument powerful and accurate enough to gather around-the-clock global atmospheric carbon-dioxide (CO2) measurements from space. The instrument is a strong contender for a potential next-generation carbon-monitoring mission, the Active Sensing of CO2 Emissions over Nights, Days and Seasons (ASCENDS). The LiDAR operates by

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