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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,…
Chi-Hung Chang's and Tien Du's dissertations with Dr. Hyongki Lee. Two Geosensing Doctoral Candidates Defend Dissertations
May 10, 2022
Chi-Hung Chang and Tien Du Defend Dissertations in Fall 2021 Two students advised by Dr. Hyongki Lee, from the Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences (GSES) program, recently…
Donghwan Kim and Hyongki Lee at department ceremony. Donghwan Kim Receives Best Dissertation Award
May 6, 2022
Kim Receives Awards at Department and College Levels Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences Ph.D. graduate Donghwan Kim won the best dissertation award in the Department of Civil…
Andrea Albright's and Sean Zhu's dissertations with Dr. Craig Glennie. GSES Ph.D. Candidates Defend Dissertations
May 4, 2022
Andrea Albright and Sean Zhu Defend Ph.D. Dissertations in April Two doctoral candidates from the Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences (GSES) graduate program recently defended…
3D point cloud colored by elevation of the Dump Creek basin in Idaho. (Credit: OpenTopography) New NCALM Dataset Northwest of Salmon, Idaho Available
March 25, 2022
A new lidar dataset covering 42 km2 northwest of Salmon, Idaho is now available on OpenTopography. This lidar dataset was collected by the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM…
National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping NCALM Announces 2021 Seed Proposal Winners
March 9, 2022
2021 Student Seed Proposal Winners Selected The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping surveys multiple projects each year for graduate student PIs whose research would be enhanced by…