Predicting fire risk and improving forest fire management with UAV LiDAR

With climate change forest fires are becoming more common, causing ecological and economic loss. A forest fire site was assessed using both high-resolution LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging), captured from a drone, and satellite optical imagery to appraise the potential of this approach for the ...

DJI Unveils First Integrated Lidar Drone Solution And A Powerful Full-Frame Camera Payload For Aerial Surveying

New DJI Zenmuse P1 And DJI Zenmuse L1 Payloads Become The Drone Industry’s Most Capable Solutions For Geospatial, Surveying And Construction Professionals DJI, the world leader in civilian drones and aerial imaging technology, today unveiled at INTERGEO, two new payload solutions for its ...

Ghana Chooses Ecometrica Platform For Cocoa Farming Deforestation Initiative

New Agreement Ensures Continuity of Mapping and Monitoring Methods Developed Through Forests 2020 Ghana is stepping up its commitment to help end deforestation due to cocoa farming, by partnering with Ecometrica, the downstream space and sustainability company. The agreement sees ...

LiDAR vs point clouds: learn the basics of laser scanning, 3D surveys and reality capture

3D surveying is filled with complex jargon. What is LiDAR? How does it relate to point clouds, reality capture and the basics of 3D surveys? This is exactly what we are going to explain here, giving you insights into the 3D standards of modern surveying. According to a Research and Markets report, ...

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