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July 1, 2020

Optimal Scan Locations for Terrain Mapping

The main objective of this study is the development of a simulation and optimization method for wide-area terrain mapping with terrestrial laser scanning (TLS). The problem […]
January 13, 2020

Oil Spill Survey, First – of – its – Kind with Drone

On February 5, 2019, a cyclone shoved a bulk carrier into the edge of a reef on Rennell Island, cracking its hull. The fuel oil spill […]
January 13, 2020

Global Ocean Migration Mapped with Satellite Lidar

During World War II, naval oceanographers discovered a reflective layer that rose and fell across their sonar screens once each day. Further research revealed that it […]
August 1, 2019

High Powered Laser Scanner Can See Around Corners

Through the use of a high powered, non-line-of-sight laser researchers at Stanford University are demonstrating the ability to see around corners. I wonder what the safety […]