Sanborn recently returned from the South Pacific with our Lynx Optical mobile terrestrial LiDAR sensor. With a collection that took about 2 weeks, resulting in extremely high density point cloud data near 3500 points per square meter. A total of 5 major villages with nearly 10 linear miles. Both LiDAR data and RGB images, soon to be stitched into geo-referenced image sequences allowing for sophisticated extraction and modeling to be used for various end uses.
The Coastal Resource Center – CRC has developed a valuable informational website. The CRC is part of the US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration – NOAA. As the name implies their focus is on research in the coastal regions where they have established an outstanding track record.