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DTM of the Little River in Sparta, NC with 0.25m contours. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Datasets in California, Oregon, and North Carolina Now Available
January 12, 2023
Three new NCALM (National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping) datasets are now available from OpenTopography. Two of these datasets examine snow hydrology and dynamics in the western US.…
 Hyongki Lee, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, has received about $692,410 in additional funding for a three-year extension of his research work, “Strengthening Regional and National Capacity for Operational Flood andDrought Management Services for Lower Mekong Nations via Mekong River Commission and SERVIR-Mekong.” Hyongki Lee, Associate Professor of Civil Engineering, has received about $692,410 in additional funding for a three-year extension of his research work. CEE's Lee Receives Funding to Continue Flood Analysis Work Along Asia's Mekong River
October 31, 2022
By: Stephen Greenwell A professor at the Cullen College of Engineering will continue serving as the lead PI for a NASA project that examines land subsidence, flood forecasting and…
Contours overlaid on a hillshade of a Digital Terrain Model (DTM). (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Datasets in California and Arizona Now Available
October 20, 2022
Two new Seed grant datasets from NCALM (National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping) are now available from OpenTopography. On July 13th 2021 a lidar dataset within the Sierra Nevada…
National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping NCALM Invites Graduate Students to Submit 2022 Seed Proposals
October 10, 2022
2022 Seed Proposal Period: October 10, 2022–January 13, 2023 The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping invites proposals from graduate student PIs seeking airborne lidar data for use…
Point cloud colored by elevation of a river channel. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Dataset in Nevada Now Available
September 30, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering 53 km2 over the McLeod Springs Wash in Nevada is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar dataset was collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser…
Hillshade draped on a Digital Surface Model (DSM) colored by elevation of the Port Mansfield Channel on Padre Island. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Dataset Over the South Padre Island, TX Available
September 12, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering 61 km2 over Padre Island, TX is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar dataset was collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) as…
Colored hillshade of a DTM over a portion of the Wax Lake Delta. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Dataset Over the Wax Lake Delta, LA Available
August 19, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering 53 km2 in the Wax Lake Delta, LA is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar dataset was collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM)…
Pietro Milillo, Assistant Professor of Civil and Environmental Engineering, has received a $675,000 grant from NASA to work on flood risk assessment with the University of California, Irvine. NASA Grant Supports UH, UCI Project to Assess Flood Risks Using Radar Technologies
July 5, 2022
By: Stephen Greenwell With a $675,000 grant from NASA, researchers at the University of Houston's Cullen College of Engineering and the University of California, Irvine are launching a…
GSES at UH College of Engineering New Ph.D. Opportunities in GSES Graduate Research Program
June 16, 2022
UH's Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences Seeks Multiple Ph.D. Students The University of Houston's Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences graduate research …
3D point cloud colored by elevation of the Rampart Range in Colorado. (Credit: OpenTopography) Four New NCALM Datasets Available on OpenTopography
June 10, 2022
Four new lidar datasets collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) are now available on OpenTopography. These include a dataset covering 73 km2 of the Marble,…