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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…
Geosensing Systems Engineering Student Awarded the AAGS Fellowship
August 1, 2012
Darren Hauser, an M.S. student in the Geosensing Systems Engineering program at the University of Houston, is the recipient of the 2012 American Association for Geodetic Surveying (AAGS)…
NCALM LiDAR Data Included in a PBS NewsHour Science Clip
March 4, 2012
PBS NewsHour reviewed current research into the effects of dam removal on New Hampshire's Ashuelot River. Data collected by NCALM plays an integral role. Click here to watch the video…
NCALM Featured in US News & World Report Science
January 11, 2012
US News & World Report Science is featuring an online article with Dr. William Carter about NCALM and the current and future impacts of LiDAR technology. Download a PDF of the article…
UH NCALM/Geosensing Systems Engineering Hires a New Professor
January 2, 2012
Dr. Saurabh Prasad joins the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping and the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering as an assistant professor. Dr. Prasad earned his Ph.D.…
NCALM Shallow Water Bathymetry System – Now Available
July 14, 2011
The National Science Foundation supported National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping (NCALM) contracted with Optech Inc, to develop a first generation high pulse rate green (532 nm)…
UH NCALM/Geosensing Systems Engineering Hires Two New Professors
July 10, 2011
Dr. Guoquan Wang joins NCALM and the Department of Earth & Atmospheric Sciences as an assistant professor. Dr. Wang earned his Ph.D. (2001) in Solid Earth Geophysics from the Institute…
'Images': Understanding Human Reactions Focus of UH Professor's Research
May 6, 2002
Haluk Ogmen, UH professor of electrical and computer engineering, discusses the UH Center for Neuro-Engineering & Cognitive Science in the latest edition of the 'Images' audio…