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We've done our best to index recent happenings. New articles from Jason Amadori, Joe Croser and
Michael Gerlek are below. Over on the blog
reported two upcoming webinars of interest, in addition to Trimble's acquisition of Sketchup
(from Google), and "Consumer Reports" for the laser scanning industry.
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Terrestrial Laser Scanning
Resolution Terrain Mapping
While attending East Carolina University?s Department of Geography (I graduated last summer) I
traveled all over the country with my advisor Thad Wasklewicz (Ph.D.) acquiring high resolution
terrain data. Many of the projects I was involved in used terrestrial laser scanners to map the
surface of the earth in order to study the spatial and temporal dynamics of ...
Check out our video of the week, hand-picked by our editorial team:
Zebedee Handheld 3D Mapping System
Handheld laser mapping system developed at CSIRO that is able to generate 3D maps in GPS
denied areas (indoors, underground, etc). The system ...
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New Articles from the LiDAR News team...
Utilizing Mobile LiDAR to
Support Pavement Resurfacing: Jason Amadori ? Many transportation agencies
are looking for ways to save money while increasing safety on their highways. They are seeking
innovative ways to do this through the use of new technology. Mobile LiDAR is being used to
determine roadway geometry information for long stretches of ...
Don?t Ask What Hurts; Show
Me How to Be Better!: Joe Croser ? With the dust settling after the SPAR
2012 Conference, and with so many new announcements from hardware and software vendors still
fresh in many people?s minds, I wanted to ponder a couple of recent and out of the industry blog
posts that took exception to vendors asking prospects "what ...
GMT: The Generic Mapping
Tools : Michael Gerlek ? GMT, the ?Generic Mapping Tools?, is a package I?ve
heard about over the years but had never used. Mostly I?d heard that it was very old, mostly used
in the academic/research community, heavily tied to Postscript, and completely independent of the
?modern? open source GIS tools, e.g. those ...
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This section is an update about LiDAR conferences, training, seminars, webinars and other
relevant events. Feel free to make a suggestion for future consideration.
? Las Vegas,
Nevada: June 4-7
- Johor Bahru, Malaysia: July 16-20
Esri 2012 User Conference
- San Diego, California: July 23-27
Send your event info to editor[at]lidarmag.com
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Volume 2, Number 2, 2012
? The Virtual Japanese American Confinement Sites Project
? Changing the Face of Quarry
Management ? Managing High Volumes of LiDAR Data ? Implementing BIM for Construction ? UltraCam
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