Coastal Mapping Using Lidar

After seeing our newest drone and Lidar unit last Friday, I decided to do some more research. Lidar (Laser or Light Detection and Ranging), a remote sensing technique using light to collect topographic data about terrestrial landscapes is perfect for monitoring our chasing coastline. Components of Lidar include: laser scanner telescope …

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Conservation Drones

Protection of the world’s natural resources for future generations to enjoy and study falls under the conservation category. Researchers can monitor the health of ecosystems by calculating the surface area, volume of vegetation, and other applications through a drone’s-eye view of conservation. The affordability of drones allows anyone to fly. Thermal imaging allows conservationists to …

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