Introduction to IFSAR and LiDAR Applications

There’s many application of IFSAR and LiDAR data, such as:

– Flood Modeling / Watershed Analysis

Flood hazard example. ORI of eastern Shrewsbury, England
Flood hazard example. ORI of eastern Shrewsbury, England

– Topographic Mapping / Contours

Contour map example. the contour interval is 1.5 m, the vertical accuracy of the contour is within 0.75 m of the elevation in the DTM
Contour map example. the contour interval is 1.5 m, the vertical accuracy of the contour is within 0.75 m of the elevation in the DTM

– Image Rectification

Quickbird image
Quickbird image

– 3D Visualization

3D Visualization
3D Visualization

– Base Mapping

– Vehicle Navigation / Intelligent Vehicle Systems

– Personal Navigation Devices / Location-based Systems

– Precision Farming / Forestry: Slope and aspect

– Flight Simulation / In-cockpit Situational Awareness

– Surface Analysis Applications

Colorized shaded relief of a DSM for Morrison, CO
Colorized shaded relief of a DSM for Morrison, CO
Profile view created from the line drawn across the image
Profile view created from the line drawn across the image

Source: Product Handbook& Quick Start Guide. Standard Edition, v4.2. InterMap.

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