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NSF grant to develop LiDAR tools

The National Science Foundation awarded a $320,000 grant to develop software tools to analyze LiDAR data.   The collaborative research is led …

3D LiDAR Visualization

Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory (BCAL) is developing new methods to visualize and interact with LiDAR remote sensing data using 3D-IQ Station Idaho …

FEMA Standards for LiDAR

Idaho LiDAR Consortium and FEMA has prepared a specifications for LiDAR and other high quality digital topography data Beginning in Fiscal Year …

LiDAR Processing Workshops

BCAL organized LiDAR processing workshops in Pocatello, ID and Sydney, Australia   Idaho State University, Boise Center of Aerospace Laboratory (BCAL) organized …

Woodpecker Habitat from LiDAR

Patrick Adam, graduate student from University of Idaho, has been working on developing techniques to predicting wood pecker habitat using GLAS satellite …

New LiDAR Acquisition by FEMA

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Region X will be collecting LiDAR data to map 875 square miles of Idaho floodplain from June …

LiDAR helps discover new fault

A highly detailed LiDAR topographic image helps ISU professor Glenn Thackray discover a previously unknown active earthquake fault in Idaho’s Sawtooth Range, …

USGS’s 3DEP will benefit Idaho

USGS’s 3DEP can potentially generate $6m annually in Idaho Agriculture and precision farming, natural resources conservation, and infrastructure and construction management are …

Mapping spider habitat with LiDAR

  University of Idaho professors and a group of German scientists used LiDAR data to map spider habitat within the Bavarian Forest …

Carbon in Juniper Woodlands

Researchers from Idaho State University and USDA-ARS use lidar to estimate carbon in encroaching juniper woodlands in southwestern Idaho. Woody encroachment into …