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Using terrestrial light detection and ranging (lidar) technology for land-surface analysis in the Southwest

Tripod-mounted lidar makes it inexpensive and efficient to measure and map geographic features that change with time, such as sand dunes and erosional features, and soil microtopography.

by Soulard, Christopher E. and Bogle, Rian C.
U.S. Geological Survey Fact Sheet 2011-3017
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Related topics:
LIDAR, Erosion, Geography, Land surface characteristics, Sediment transport, Topography
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