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Michael Olsen
Michael Olsen ... Michael is an Assistant Professor of Geomatics in the School of Civil and Construction Engineering at Oregon State University. He chairs the ASCE Geomatics Spatial Data Applications Committee and is on the editorial board for the ASCE Journal of Surveying Engineering. He has BS and MS degrees in Civil Engineering from the University of Utah and a Ph.D. from the University of California, San Diego. He has also worked as an Engineer in Training for West Valley City. His current areas of research include terrestrial laser scanning, remote sensing, GIS, geotechnical engineering, earthquake engineering, hazard mitigation, and 3D visualization. He teaches geomatics and geotechnical engineering courses at OSU where he has developed new, ground-breaking courses in Digital Terrain Modeling course and Building Information Modeling. Recent projects he has been involved with include: earthquake reconnaissance (following the American Samoa and Chile earthquakes and tsunamis), landslide analysis for the US 20 realignment, seacliff erosion mapping using LIDAR for San Diego County and Oregon, liquefaction hazard mapping for Utah, and modeling and studying historical buildings such as the Palazzo Medici and Palazzo Vecchio in Florence, Italy.
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Friday, 08 August 2014 Learn Mobile Lidar - Mobile LIDAR Guidelines (NCHRP 15-44) E-learning Website Michael Olsen
Saturday, 03 August 2013 Scripting Power: Unleashing the Potential of the Point Cloud Michael Olsen
Saturday, 25 May 2013 Change in the Point Cloud Michael Olsen
Saturday, 09 March 2013 Guidelines for the Use of Mobile LIDAR in Transportation Applications Michael Olsen
Saturday, 26 January 2013 Book Review: ASPRS Manual of Airborne Topographic LiDAR Michael Olsen
Friday, 06 July 2012 Seeing a Point Cloud for the First Time Michael Olsen
Saturday, 26 May 2012 Tips on Purchasing a Laser Scanner Michale Olsen
Saturday, 24 March 2012 Final Projects – Oregon State University Digital Terrain Modeling Class Winter 2012 Michael Olsen
Monday, 19 March 2012 Avoid Incidents with Incidence Michael J. Olsen
Wednesday, 11 January 2012 Picking the Right Point Michael Olsen
Sunday, 27 November 2011 Oregon DOT Demonstrates Mobile Laser Scanner to OSU Students Michael Olsen
Friday, 16 September 2011 LiDAR in Da Hood Mike Olsen
Saturday, 16 July 2011 A Visit to the Leica Geosystems Manufacturing Facility Michael Olsen
Saturday, 09 July 2011 Spatial Data Applications Committee and Upcoming LIDAR Workshop - “Practical Applications of LIDAR” Michael Olsen
Sunday, 29 May 2011 Bin ‘N’ Grid: A simple program for statistical filtering of point cloud data Michael Olsen
Thursday, 28 April 2011 Laser Scanning Book Review Michael J. Olsen
Tuesday, 29 March 2011 Engaging Youth at SPAR 2011 Michael Olsen and Georgia Fotopoulos
Friday, 21 January 2011 Challenging Discipline Boundaries with LiDAR Michael J. Olsen
Thursday, 30 September 2010 Geomatics and Laser Scanning at Oregon State University Michael J. Olsen
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