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AUDIO: Smartphone Earthquake Warnings
BYU Radio
Developed countries like Japan and the US have invested millions of dollars in early earthquake detection and warning systems. But scientists at the US Geological Survey and several...
Smartphone Earthquake Warnings
Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rain Forest
National Geographic News – Douglas Preston
In search for legendary “City of the Monkey God,” explorers find the untouched ruins of a vanished culture.
Lost City Discovered in the Honduran Rain Forest
Beyond 3D—Multispectral Optech Titan Opens New Applications for Lidar (PDF)
LiDAR News Magazine – Michael Sitar
The recent release of an Optech Titan multispectral lidar system breaks away from the traditional lidar paradigm of mere range measurement by exploiting differences in the target's response...
Multispectral Optech Titan Opens New Applications for Lidar
Scanning the Horizon
The Antarctic Sun – Peter Rejcek
LiDAR survey of McMurdo Dry Valleys to look for melting in the landscape.
Scanning the Horizon
VIDEO: Creating Real-Time Maps of Disaster Areas though Laser Mapping
University of Houston
Dr. Craig Glennie with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering discusses a research project seeking to provide first-responders with real-time maps and analysis of disaster...
Creating Real-Time Maps of Disaster Areas though Laser Mapping
VIDEO: Did LiDAR Uncover the Lost City?
University of Houston
The work being done by NCALM caught the attention of filmmaker Steve Elkins who asked them to map a remote rainforest Honduras that may contain the legendary lost city of Ciudad Blanca. The...
Did LiDAR Uncover the Lost City?
Terrain and Shallow Water Bathymetry – Publication Cover (PDF)
IEEE J-STARS
The confluence of the Blue and Colorado Rivers near Kremmling, CO.
Terrain and Shallow Water Bathymetry – Publication Cover
The El Dorado Machine
The New Yorker – Douglas Preston
Our Far-Flung Correspondents: A new scanner’s rain-forest discoveries.
The El Dorado Machine
Journey on the Waveform
Earth Imaging Journal – Joshua France and Craig Glennie
A step-by-step description of a mobile mapping project reveals the tricks of the trade.
Journey on the Waveform
Topography Unveiled – Publication Cover (PDF)
Physics Today
Producing surface maps at submeter resolution, even over heavily forested terrain, GLS can reveal the fine structure of such features as faults, landslides, and drainage patterns.
Topography Unveiled – Publication Cover

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