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Hurricane and extreme storm impact studies: coastal and nearshore mapping with scanning airborne laser (LIDAR)

http://coastal.er.usgs.gov/lidar/

Airborne scanning laser surveys (LIDAR) are used to obtaining data to investigate the magnitude and causes of coastal changes that occur during severe storms. Links to examples of coastal mapping during specific hurricanes.

by St. Petersburg Coastal and Marine Science Center (Sponsor)
Related topics:
LIDAR, Cartography, Coastal ecosystems, Geology, Hurricanes, Land surveying, Maps and atlases, Storms, Topography, Coastal zones

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