Better Images of Cities Than From Satellites? It's Called LiDAR | National Geographic

LiDAR technology (light detection and ranging) is quickly becoming better and more accessible for scientists, city planners ,and developers.
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Researchers at New York University have refined the procedure, resulting in much more detailed images. LiDAR can be used in different fields to benefit communities around the world. When attached to any aircraft, it receivesspace and time data about the surface below. The data can later be studied for archaeological purposes or applied to urban planning, disability access, structural integrity, and other projects. The possibilities are endless.

Read the article published in the February 2018 issue of the magazine.
https://www.nationalgeographic.com/magazine/2018/02/explore-lidar-imaging-technology-dublin/

Better Images of Cities Than From Satellites? It's Called LiDAR | National Geographic
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