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To take bathymetric measurements in areas with shallow water is very challenging for methods such as SONAR or bathymetric LiDAR. In our study “Assessing the Potential of a Low-Cost 3-D Sensor in Shallow-Water Bathymetry”, we examine the performance of a low-cost 3D camera when capturing bathymetry in waters up to 0.4 m depth.
The tested measurement [...]

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we cordially invite everybody interested to our next open GIScience colloquium talk
on Mon, May 08, 2.15 pm,
at the Department of Geography, Heidelberg University, Im Neuenheimer Feld 348, Lecture Hall, Room 015.
The presentation will be given by Harm Bartholomeus (Wageningen).
The topic is:
Investigating Tropical Forests with Unmanned Aerial Vehicles and LiDAR
Constant monitoring of tropical forests is important [...]

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Within the exchange and collaboration project 3D-TAIGER (Multi-Source 3D Geoinformation Extraction for Improved Management of Forest and Natural Hazards – Collaboration between TAIwan and GERmany), a further workshop took place in Tainan from Thursday, 06 April 2017 to Monday, 10 April 2017.

Hosted by the National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) in Tainan, the schedule comprised [...]

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The final paginated version of the paper summing up our study “Characterizing tufa barrages in relation to channel bed morphology in a small karstic river by airborne LiDAR topo-bathymetry” (see initial post) can now be accessed by everyone via
https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1UDhp3qItqy7-
for free till February 04, 2017.

Profe, J., Höfle, B., Hämmerle, M., Steinbacher, F., Yang, M.-S., Schröder-Ritzrau, [...]

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In agriculture, information about the spatial distribution of crop height is valuable for applications such as biomass and yield estimation, or increasing field work efficiency in terms of fertilizing, applying pesticides, irrigation, etc. Established methods for capturing crop height often comprise restrictions in terms of cost and time efficiency, flexibility, and temporal and spatial resolution [...]

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We are pleased to announce the publication of the study “Characterizing tufa barrages in relation to channel bed morphology in a small karstic river by airborne LiDAR topo-bathymetry” in the Proceedings of the Geologists’ Association. The manuscript is already available online (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pgeola.2016.10.004)

The motivation of the study is the high value of freshwater tufas in karstic [...]

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On the GIScience GITHub, two new tools are now available:
The Heidelberg LiDAR Operations Simulator HELIOS is a software package for interactive real-time simulation and visualization of terrestrial, mobile and airborne laser scanning surveys.
Own virtual scenes can be generated by combining for example terrain models with other objects (buildings, vegetation). Own scan positions as well as [...]

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Objectives
The main goal of the Joint Summer School 2017 is to provide participants with innovative practical and methodological skills to characterise complex terrain and objects using close-, near range and remote sensing techniques. The Summer School will be the second edition after a successful first version in 2015.
Teaching [...]

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Do you want to learn a lot about geodata acquisition and sensing, in a beautiful and challenging high mountain environment, enjoy the evenings with colleagues and professors above 2000m altitude?

If yes, here you can find the answer: Join our summer school in 2017 (16-22 July)!
https://www.uibk.ac.at/geographie/summerschool (Flyer)
This summer school is designed for any well-motivated PhD student, [...]

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Capturing and quantifying the world in three dimensions (x,y,z) using light detection and ranging (lidar) technology drives fundamental advances in the Earth and Ecological Sciences (EES). However, additional lidar dimensions offer the possibility to transcend basic 3-D mapping capabilities, including i) the physical time (t) dimension from repeat lidar [...]

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