Monthly Archives: December 2010


There has been much discussion about the definition of DEM, DTM, DSM. There will continue to be much debate and discussion on the meaning of these terms. I think and as recommended by other well versed individuals in our industry, … Continue reading

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Optech LMS Link

here is the link to the Optech LMS site Optech LMS Software Link

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Optech LMS

There has been a lot of interest in the Optech LMS software. I will be getting a link from them to direct you to more information on this software. It will be posted here and under the software page. The … Continue reading

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What’s the difference between a DTM, DSM, and DTM? Several People have different Views on this so I am posting definitions from Keith Cunningham, Which I agree with. DSM – Essentially the full point cloud, with ground, structures, and vegetation. … Continue reading

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European LiDAR conference on track for sell out

In just under three weeks the newly launched European LiDAR Mapping Forum opens its doors in The Hague, Netherlands to an expected 500+ delegates and over 50 exhibiting companies. The demand has been so great that the organizers have had … Continue reading

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What is most important in Processing?

By Far the most important component of Processing LiDAR data is the calibration of the LiDAR. More on this later..!

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American Surveyor

Please see the January issue of American Surveyor for my article on the LYNX mobile mapping LiDAR System. The article covers the accuracy of the LYNX system and the recommended operation.

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