LiDAR can be considered an acronym for Light Detection and Ranging. It is a remote sensing technology that’s used to measure distances, and it doesn’t act on its own. It actually — LIDAR typically includes three independently operating technologies. In this video Dewberry Director of Remote Sensing Amar Nayegandhi explains the science and technology behind Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) services.
Note: Dewberry, a privately held professional services firm, has been contracted by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA) Office for Coastal Pelekane Watershed on Hawaii’s Big Island.Management to collect and deliver topographic elevation point data derived from multiple return light detection and ranging (lidar) measurements for the Pelekane Watershed on Hawaii’s Big Island. See more HERE