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VIDEO: Search for a Lost City
CBS News
It's been called the White City, or the City of the Monkey God – a lost ancient city that has fascinated adventure-seekers searching the jungles of Honduras for centuries. Most recently, a...
Search for a Lost City
VIDEO: The Geosensing Systems Engineering and Sciences Program
UH Cullen College of Engineering
GSES introduction and overview.
The Geosensing Systems Engineering and Sciences Program
VIDEO: The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping
UH Cullen College of Engineering
NCALM introduction, overview, recent work, and graduate program.
National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping
Archäologie aus der Luft
Spektrum Der Wissenschaft – William E. Carter, Ramesh L. Shrestha, and Juan Carlos Fernandez-Diaz
Ein LiDAR-Gerät sendet Hunderttausende von Laserpulsen in der Sekunde aus, um von einem Flugzeug aus ein hoch aufgelöstes Profil des Bodens zu gewinnen. Das hilft Archäologen bei der Suche...
Archäologie aus der Luft
Multispectral LiDAR: Deserts, Rivers, Forests & More
GeoDataPoint – Linda Duffy
"Originally, LiDAR was seen as a means of obtaining elevation data, but there is a growing interest among researchers in accurately mapping water/land interfaces and identifying species by...
Multispectral LiDAR: Deserts, Rivers, Forests & More
Reading Human History from the Land
Scienceline – Ellie Kincaid
High-resolution maps of Earth’s surface reveal archaeological secrets.
Reading Human History from the Land
Archaeology from the Air
American Scientist – Ramesh Shrestha and Juan C. Fernandez-Diaz
In aircraft flying "low and slow," instruments sending out hundreds of thousands of laser pulses per second can gather enough data to reveal archaeological sites hidden under dense forest...
Archaeology from the Air
Lure of the Lost City
National Geographic – Douglas Preston (Dave Yoder, Photographs)
El Dorado. Atlantis. The Lost City of Z. Legends of such fabled places have enticed generations of explorers into the most remote locations on Earth. Usually they return empty-handed, if...
Lure of the Lost City
Science on Napa Earthquake Could Improve Damage Forecasts
The Press Democrat – Derek Moore
The team flew in and out of Napa County Airport daily to map the area, using sophisticated laser and computer equipment mounted inside a twin-engine Italian-made plane.
Science on Napa Earthquake Could Improve Damage Forecasts
A New Way to Find Out What Lies Beneath
The Washington Post – Guy Gugliotta
Lidar is a key archaeology tool that can detect not only buildings but also the remains of roads, agricultural terraces, aqueducts, caves, fences and even boundaries between ancient...
A New Way to Find Out What Lies Beneath

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