Mark Trail Features Aerial LiDAR

This week, the nationally syndicated Mark Trail comic strip discussed aerial LiDAR. This very simple overview is fun to see in a national newspaper. One point to correct would be that LiDAR does not penetrate objects. As ranging lasers pass through a tree canopy, some will strike leaves and offer a”first return” at the height of a canopy, while others will find gaps in the obstruction and offer a more useful “second return” at ground level. The comic, by James Allen, can be found here: http://marktrail.com/comics/june-27-2018/

 

By | 2018-08-06T13:18:54+00:00 July 2nd, 2018|Emerging Tech|0 Comments

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