Tag Archives: LiDAR analysis

Integrating LiDAR Analysis into your GIS

With the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) coming to Denver next month, I think it’s important to revisit the value that LiDAR brings to the GIS user. According to Wikipedia, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an optical remote sensing … Continue reading

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The Value of LiDAR in Remote Sensing

Value: “The importance or preciousness of something”. New information, innovation, and discovery – these are things of value. And whether we are improving upon products and processes we already employ, or we develop a new way to look at the … Continue reading

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DEM versus DTM versus DSM

There are a few terms that I find to be especially confusing to the community of people who use our geospatial software.  I thought it might be useful to clarify how I and others at Exelis VIS use some of … Continue reading

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