Category Archives: LiDAR Discussions

Cost Benefit of LiDAR

Please click on the link to Dewberry’s blog site and write up by Dave Maune Cost Benefits of a national LIDAR data set Advertisements

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New LIDAR Forum

A new LIDAR Forum has been developed by David Christian, Who works in the forestry Profession and lives in British Columbia, Canada. I think this forum is worth a look and contributions to this forum and encouraged and welcome. Please … Continue reading

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Sonoma Veg Map Site

This is a really good site for individuals wanting to do county wide and vegetation LiDAR projects. Sonoma County, California is working on a multi-use LiDAR collection for the county and this site represents the work they are doing to … Continue reading

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LiDAR systems

I was wondering if anyone has comments about the latest LiDAR systems. How they work, if they hold calibration, and if they have issues. I have received missed reviews regarding the ALS-70, Pegasus, Orion and 680. Can anyone provide addition … Continue reading

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Flight line Distances (IMU)

There are several theories about what the proper flight line distance should be based on the IMU drift. IMU’s require movement to find themselves and continuing on a straight flight path causes them to drift and loss accuracy. I have … Continue reading

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Baseline distances for LiDAR

Typically, Several companies approach to base station distances differ. Typically, In Europe PPP is well accepted for collection of LiDAR. A lot of Folks are using Terrapos and some folks just use CORS stations. It has been my experience that … Continue reading

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5 top LiDAR data deliverable issues reported in the industry

1. Corrupt file 2. Wrong coordinate, datum or projection 3. Improper header information 4. Improper classification 5. no metadata If you have others that you would like to add to the list let me know

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