Heights 2021 Archives
Rapidly moving forward in a pandemic and beyond It has been an exciting year in the MAPPS community! While much of the nation was somewhat idle, our MAPPS members were actively supporting our nation’s needs from our offices, at job sites, and remotely at our homes, fulfilling needs emanating from federal, state, and local government […]
If airborne lidar can create an exact replica of Earth, will it help future geospatial professionals and scientists understand the history of our planet?
With the sky darkening over an empty parking lot by the railroad tracks in Las Vegas, Nevada, the group of law enforcement professionals leaned in to hear Douglas Spotted Eagle, founder and director of educational programming at Sundance Media Group and a well-known industry figure, explain how drones would be used to capture the simulated crime scene in front of them.
Using a single-beam laser to create a mapping profile in the Amazon jungle was a hint at aerial technologies to come
How airborne lidar and hyperspectral imaging helps improve America’s green space and, ultimately, our quality of life
Lessons from flying, crashing, and occasionally losing, drones