LiDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging
LiDAR is a remote sensing discipline that uses high precision GPS with an Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU) to determine accurate surface locations.
The resultant measurements consists of geographic locations that can be further processed to produce different spatial data products. I have worked in all aspects of LiDAR during my career, from data acquisition (with both airborne and terrestrial scanners) to processing and product creation. This section includes information on LiDAR with lots of samples and 3D images.
My experience using LiDAR began with the Applied Geomatics Research Group (AGRG) where I obtained an advanced graduate diplomas in applied geomatics research from Centre of Geographic Sciences (COGS). Later on in my career I was also fortunate to work in the LiDAR data acquisition industry, collecting data in helicopters, fixed wings, and terrestrial environments.
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LiDAR Related Content
Much of the material in the Light Detection and Ranging part of my website originated from my original online portfolio that I used to further my career.
Since then it has morphed into more of a resources section related to remote sensing that includes helpful information about LiDAR, including various related books, images, maps, data and much more.
(Use the search tools to find remote sensing related material on this site or browse some of the latest additions using the links below).