Use of LiDAR in disaster response

LiDAR can be used to generate detailed maps of topography and retrieve digital elevation data. Use of LiDAR in disaster response is gaining ground since visualization of the point cloud data allows emergency responders to easily identify areas most affected by a calamity. In a media release last month, the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reiterated … Continue reading Use of LiDAR in disaster response