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Mick Schaefer
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Laser Scanning at Tumbarumba - DWEL, Riegl VZ400, CBL and Zebedee
Recently a team from CSIRO traveled to the TERN Flux and Supersite at Tumbarumba in NSW  to complete a week of laser scanning with DWEL, a Riegl VZ-400, a Compact Biomass Lidar (CBL) and two handheld Zebedee units.   Figure 1. The Tumba laser scan team, fro...
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Recent publications
1) Who knew? A five-parameter model for calibrating the Dual Waveform Echidna Lidar? That’s what it took to cover the range from 1 m and beyond, thanks to telescopic effects that decrease the signal from midrange (10-12 m) toward the instrument and Lambert’...
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Himalayans in the Mist
A little bit of eye candy to start the week off on a good note! This is an image produced from a scan taken a while ago at the
Arboretum here in Canberra. The image is produced from the intensity information recorded from the 1556nm laser.
Himalayans in the Mist
Himalayans in the Mist
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Happy New Year!
Happy New Year everyone! All the best for 2016. We have been a bit quiet on here in the past few months but we have a big 2016 planned so stay tuned...
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DWEL & Zebedee at Canberra Arboretum - Part 2
Last week the bad weather finally cleared so we headed back out to the National Arboretum Canberra to collect scans a year on from the start of a collaborative project between CSIRO and the Australian National University. The project uses DWEL and Zebedee (...
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Online Visualization of your Lidar Point Clouds
I recently came across this website ( Sketchfab ) that allows you to upload your point clouds and visualize them online (like in this blog). You may have already seen it before, but if not I thought I would put it out there, there is only one catch, in the ...
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CBL up North
Recently a team of researchers from CSIRO traveled up to Northern QLD for a grassland biomass monitoring and satellite radar validation project. The field sites were located on the Spyglass Beef Research Facility a cattle property of approximately 100,000 h...
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CSIRO OzDWEL Promo Video
This video made an appearance a at the GFOI-GOFC Biomass Meeting in Brisbane this week. So with some gentle encouraging from the TLSIIG members at the meeting I thought I would post it up here too. The video was filmed to "promote the science" that CSIRO is...
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2014 Was a great year!
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Warra Trip - Success!
After a week of hard work trekking around the Tasmanian Warra Forests and some minor technical issues early in the week, we are very happy with all the TLS data that we collected from DWEL. I'm currently still processing all the data, but a first glance ove...
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