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Welcome. The overall economy here in the U.S. seems to be gaining strength in spite of
our leaders (?) in Washington. Can you imagine if we really had cooperation, let alone forward
thinking, creative solutions being implemented? Housing and automotive are key drivers, but I
believe it is energy that will be the truly disruptive force over the rest of this decade.
As part of the team that developed the Guidelines for the Use of Mobile LiDAR in
, I am pleased to announce that a pre-publication, non-edited
draft version of the report is now available at the TRB (Transportation Research Board) website
See below for additional info on this and the work that is taking place in the ASPRS Mobile
We're putting finishing touches on the March/April edition of the magazine this week. You can
choose to receive either a digital or hard copy here
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ongoing support in building this professional community.
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The Digital Preservation of El
Camino Real de California
In the spring of 2012, CyArk attended the annual California Missions Studies Association
conference and announced its search for partners to digitally preserve the historic El Camino
Real de California. This ambitious project is comprised of the 21 missions, 4 presidios, and 3
pueblos (and numerous ancillary structures) of El Camino Real de California. Initial interest
from partners allowed us to move quickly and fund raising began ...
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New Articles from the LiDAR News team...
Coast: Nick Palatiello ? More than half of all Americans, 153 million people
currently live on or near a coast and an additional 12 million are expected to move to the coasts
over the next decade. Yet despite this population density and economic magnet, much of the 95,000
miles of U.S. shoreline does not have current, accurate maps and geospatial ...
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Volume 3, Number 1 (January/February)
? We Can Do Better ? Multi-Source LiDAR ? San Sebastian Basilica ? Underwater Mapping ?
Reconciling Design Intent ? Utah DOT ? SPAR-Europe ? SCALGO ? Data Modeling ? Steve Ball ? DIY
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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.
- Baltimore, Maryland: March 24-28
- Colorado Springs, Colorado: April 15-18
- Las Vegas, Nevada: June 3-6
- Toronto, Ontario: June 25-27
- Vienna, Austria: June 25-27
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