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| From The Editor: Are You a Systematic
Welcome to the ASPRS 2012 edition of LiDAR Magazine, which is now available in both print
and online. Thanks to our hard working team and to you for your ongoing support and interest. We
have an outstanding selection of articles in this edition of LiDAR Magazine ....
|The Virtual Japanese American Confinement Sites
Shortly following the bombing of Pearl Harbor, President Franklin Roosevelt issued Executive
Order 9066 which would affect all people of Japanese ancestry living on the Pacific Coast. In
1942, Executive Order 9066 resulted in the forced removal of ....
|Changing the Face of Quarry Management
Large-scale mining operations across the globe have become development and test sites for
advanced positioning technology. Think of a mine or quarry site as a 50-year construction project
on a very large scale. What is economically or chronologically unfeasible for the typical
|The Challenges and Benefits of Implementing BIM for
Imagine discovering and documenting existing building conditions with a degree of accuracy
that eliminates the surprise of unknown conditions that so often result in costly change orders
and construction delays. Now consider being able to virtually construct a building and resolve
|The Secret to Managing High Volumes of LiDAR
Being able to fully manage terabytes of LiDAR data is one of the biggest challenges that
organizations working with geospatial data face today. The value of point cloud data is
tremendous and the availability of sensors to capture that data increases along with the consumer
|Avoid Incidents with Incidence
When collecting or using LIDAR data, the location of the scanner/sensor relative to the
object of interest and the geometry of the object itself can influence the ability to receive
returns from laser pulses. These factors can also affect the resulting accuracies of the acquired
points. This ....
|Lidar Unlocks Subterranean Philadelphia
Center City in Philadelphia is a confluence of transportation, shopping, business and
government agency activity, with several multi-level spaces (including underground) within a few
blocks. The fifth biggest region in the nation, Center City also boasts the third-largest
|The Sky Is No Longer The Limit?UltraCam User Group
We used to say, "The sky's the limit." But boundaries continue to be pushed. Following the
International LiDAR Mapping Forum held in January in Denver, I drove to Boulder to attend the
Microsoft UltraCam User Conference. Held in Microsoft's beautiful Bing building ....
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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.
ASPRS 2012 Annual Conference
? Sacramento, CA: March 19 - March 23
Rapidform Success Conference 2012
? Denver, CO: April 2 - April 5
? Houston, TX: April 15 - April 18
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| LiDAR Magazine -
Volume 2, Number 1, 2012
? Remember Gutenberg? ? Digitally Preserving Rani ki Vav ?
? EdgeWise Plant 2.0 Review ? Dimensional Augmented
? SPAR-Europe & ELMF ? Airport Obstruction
? Queensland Flood Mapping ? Facility Upgrading
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