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Pueblo Bonito Aerial Imagery Chaco Canyon Lidar Dataset Released
April 22, 2019
Over 500 km2 of lidar data at Chaco Culture National Historical Park and the surrounding area are now available on OpenTopography. The project was mapped by NCALM in 2016 as part of an NSF…
New Lidar Dataset Covering Portion of San Andreas Fault Available New Lidar Dataset Covering Portion of San Andreas Fault Available
April 2, 2019
OpenTopography has released a new publicly-available NCALM lidar dataset covering 28 km2 of the San Andreas Fault near Parkfield, California. The data were part of the Seed Proposal program…
National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping NCALM Announces 2018 Seed Proposal Winners
March 22, 2019
2018 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…
Mexico and Central America Focus Logistics Planning Begins for Mexico and Central America Lidar Collection Campaign
March 12, 2019
Planning for the 2019 Mexico and Central America Lidar Collection Campaign for Small- and Medium-Sized Projects is ongoing. Currently there are 14 committed projects in Mexico, Belize,…
Researchers with the National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping captured 3-D images of the Maya settlement of Tikal using state-of-the-art LiDAR technology. Credit: National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping/University of Houston UH Researchers to Share Magic of Archaeological Discoveries and Technology
February 22, 2019
NCALM Adventures Topic of Lecture at Houston Museum of Natural Science   Throughout the year, the Houston Museum of Natural Science hosts a distinguished lecture series focused on the…
Craig Glennie Receives Faculty Achievement Award Craig Glennie Receives Faculty Achievement Award
February 20, 2019
Dr. Craig Glennie was awarded the Osman Ghazzaly Faculty Achievement Award from the Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering (CEE). The award is presented each year to an…
Andrea Albright Wins at Lidar Leader Awards UH GSES Student Wins at Lidar Leader Awards
February 1, 2019
Geosensing Systems Engineering & Sciences student, Andrea Albright, won an Outstanding University Achievement in Lidar award for the most innovative use of lidar at this year's…
NCALM: Geodetic Imaging 2018 Student Seed Proposal Submission Period Extended
December 17, 2018
The due date for 2018 Seed Project proposals has been extended until Friday, February 1, 2019. Due to research community requests, students will be provided additional time to apply for a…
Ekhtari Defends Ph.D. Dissertation Ekhtari Defends Ph.D. Dissertation
November 27, 2018
Ph.D. candidate Nima Ekhtari defended his dissertation titled, "Land Cover and Impervious Surface Mapping Using Multispectral Airborne Laser Scanner Data." High-resolution,…
Laura Ann Murphy Beloved Friend and Colleague Passes Away
November 6, 2018
Faculty, staff, and students at University of Houston’s National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping are deeply saddened by the passing of our friend and colleague Laura Ann Murphy. Laura was…