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Lukc
02-20-2012, 03:40 AM
Came across something interesting today, a map of the height of the earth's tree cover. Find the story here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/02/120217171235.htm

And the stuff here:
http://lidarradar.jpl.nasa.gov/ (http://lidarradar.jpl.nasa.gov/)

Hai-Etlik
02-20-2012, 07:42 PM
Came across something interesting today, a map of the height of the earth's tree cover. Find the story here: http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/02/120217171235.htm

And the stuff here:
http://lidarradar.jpl.nasa.gov/ (http://lidarradar.jpl.nasa.gov/)

Yes we briefly covered this use of lidar in my GIS classes, though global coverage is really impressive.