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Maya Population Estimate Increase Too Hasty, UH Anthropologist Says
The Daily Cougar – C. McRae Peavy
Deep in the verdant tropical jungles of Guatemala, a joint research team, including a UH-based organization, used advanced technology to pierce the thick canopy and find ancient Mayan...
Maya Population Estimate Increase Too Hasty, UH Anthropologist Says
VIDEO: Maya Civilization
University of Houston
Researchers at the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping, or NCALM, say the discovery of tens of thousands Maya structures (temples and houses), sophisticated agricultural systems and...
Maya Civilization
Lasers Reveal a Maya Civilization So Dense It Blew Experts’ Minds
The New York Times – Jacey Fortin
The project was started by Pacunam, a Guatemalan nonprofit organization, and carried out with help from the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping, which is based at the University of...
Tikal, Guatemala
Why Experts Believe Cheaper, Better Lidar is Right Around the Corner
Ars Technica – Timothy B. Lee
Lidar used to cost $75,000. Experts expect this to fall to less than $100.
Why Experts Believe Cheaper, Better Lidar is Right Around the Corner
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.
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...
Archaeology from the Air
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.
Tikal, Guatemala

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