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Professor Hyongki Lee (left) and postdoctoral researcher Ning Cao received funding from NASA to help build a sustainable system for water management in the lower Mekong region of Southeast Asia From High in the Sky Hyongki Lee and Ning Cao Monitor Water Storage Changes in Lower Mekong With Latest NASA Grant
January 11, 2018
One of the biggest challenges faced here on Earth – how to manage water resources for an ever-growing global population – may soon be solved more than 20,000 miles above our heads.…
UH Professor and Other Experts Discuss Cheaper Lidar for Self-Driving Cars UH Professor and Other Experts Discuss Cheaper Lidar for Self-Driving Cars
January 9, 2018
Lidar experts, including Dr. Craig Glennie, discuss the challenges and cost barriers of lidar for commercial, self-driving cars in an article from Ars Technica. With many researchers and…
Andrea Albright will present her award-winning wave research using NASA's hyperwall at the upcoming AGU Conference Making Waves: Grad Student's Wave Research Earns AGU Award
November 15, 2017
It’s a common human experience: Sitting on a beach, watching as the waves lap against the sand. You feel your worries start to melt away as your mind focuses on the breaking waves, one…
Request for NCALM Seed Proposals from Graduate Students NCALM Invites Seed Project Proposals from Graduate Students
September 28, 2017
The National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping invites proposals from graduate students seeking airborne lidar data covering limited areas (no more than 40 km2) for use in research toward…
McMurdo Dry Valleys Lidar Data Now Available McMurdo Dry Valleys Lidar Data Now Available
August 14, 2017
OpenTopography has released lidar point cloud and DEM data covering over 2,700 km2 of the McMurdo Dry Valleys in Antarctica. The data was collected by NCALM in 2014–2015 and includes Taylor…
Buried Shallow Fault Slip from the South Napa Earthquake Revealed Buried Shallow Fault Slip from the South Napa Earthquake Revealed
August 8, 2017
A new USGS-led study suggests that earthquake-related deformation just below the Earth's surface can be quite different from how it is expressed at the surface. The study was completed…
Harvesting Earthquake Fault Slip From Laser Images of Napa's Vineyards
July 31, 2017
UH civil and environmental engineering Professor Craig Glennie assisted in a new U.S. Geological Survey-led study that finds deformation below the Earth’s surface caused by earthquakes is…
NCALM Announces 2016 Seed Proposal Winners NCALM Announces 2016 Seed Proposal Winners
February 17, 2017
The winners of the annual Seed Proposal program have been selected. Eight students will have their projects mapped by NCALM in the coming months. Congratulations to this year's winners…
Assistant Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Hyongki Lee teaching in Vietnam. Photo courtesy SERVIR GLOBAL In Vietnam, UH Engineer Hyongki Lee Trains Stakeholders to use Satellite Data for Managing Water
November 16, 2016
Selected by NASA to help manage water for Indochina, Assistant Civil and Environmental Engineering Professor Hyongki Lee is now teaching them how to do it without him. Lee is the principal…
Twelve New NCALM Datasets Available Through OpenTopography Twelve New NCALM Datasets Available Through OpenTopography
November 7, 2016
OpenTopography has released a dozen new datasets collected by NCALM. Among the data are eight student seed grant projects and two Critical Zone Observatory (CZO) projects. See the news…