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Taylor Perron Taylor Perron Receives 2013 Kenneth Clinton "Clint" Slatton Award
February 3, 2014
Taylor Perron, the Cecil and Ida Green Assistant Professor of Geology, in the Department of Earth, Atmospheric & Planetary Sciences, MIT, was presented with the University of Houston/…
Oman Ophiolites Mapped Using LiDAR Oman Ophiolites Mapped Using LiDAR
January 27, 2014
University of Houston researchers, from the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences, recently traveled to Oman to map famous ophiolites. NCALM was heavily involved in the project,…
Glennie Receives NSF Grant
January 27, 2014
The National Science Foundation has granted Dr. Craig Glennie and collaborators a $300,000 grant to develop a real-time change detection system, using LiDAR data, for disaster response.…
NCALM Researcher Featured in The Verge
January 27, 2014
A popular web-publication, The Verge, featured an online article with Dr. William Carter about NCALM's work finding archeological ruins in rainforests. View the article here.
NCALM Work Highlighted in The New Yorker
January 27, 2014
The New Yorker featured an article reviewing archeological work completed using NCALM-collected data. The article, titled "The El Dorado Machine," can be found here.
Parameters Magazine Does Highlight Issue on NCALM Parameters Magazine Does Highlight Issue on NCALM
January 27, 2014
Be sure to check out the Fall 2012 issue of Parameters, the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering magazine. The edition highlights NCALM's current work and research with…
A section of Honduran rainforest mapped by NCALM researchers. The center will use the same LiDAR technology to create a much larger map of the Tahoe National Forest. UH Researchers Mapping Tahoe National Forest, Bit by Bit
January 7, 2014
Researchers with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering are creating what will likely be the most accurate and detailed map of a forested area the world has ever seen. The…
Satellite altimeter tracks over the Bering Glacier in Alaska. Glacier Study Explores Sea Levels, Water Resources
September 16, 2013
Hyongki Lee, an assistant professor of civil and environmental engineering with the University of Houston Cullen College of Engineering, is part of an international team studying shrinking…
Working with archeologists in Belize, NCALM researchers were able to create topographical maps of a Mayan city through dense vegetation. These maps located ruins and features that hadn’t been discovered during years of more traditional archeological exploration and research. Laser Mapping Center Gets NSF Funding
August 16, 2013
With support from the National Science Foundation (NSF), the University of Houston’s National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) has, in the past few years: located ancient ruins,…
Craig Glennie Glennie Wins ASPRS Talbert Abrams Award
April 1, 2013
Assistant professor Craig Glennie is the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing Grand Award recipient of the 2013 Talbert Abrams Award for his paper titled "Calibration…