Airborne LIDAR Topographic Surveying

Credit: 4 PDH or CE Hours
Course Fee: $60.00
Pages: 12

Course Summary

This course provides a general overview of the basic operating principles and theory of Airborne Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) systems. There are two basic types of LIDAR systems, those used for topography and those used for bathymetry. This course will deal mainly with topographic systems and uses.

Learning Objectives

  • Operating Principles
  • Uses of LIDAR within the Corps
  • Capabilities and Limitations
  • Comparisons with Existing Technologies
  • LIDAR System Components
  • Planning a LIDAR Data Collection
  • LIDAR Data Collection
  • LIDAR Data Processing
  • Data Classification
  • Quality Control

Course Author

US Army Corps of Engineers

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