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LiDAR & Radar Wetland & Water Monitoring Workshop

In June 2014 the Alberta Terrestrial Imaging Centre at the University of Lethbridge hosted a workshop related to LiDAR & water in Alberta. The Alberta Land-use Knowledge Network was able to record many of the presentations. Check them out:

Day 1 -

  1. Valentin Poncos - SAR/InSAR water extent mapping
  2. Habib Mazaheri - Soil moisture estimation using polarimetric Radarsat-2 data
  3. Peter White - Waste rock detection in wetlands associated with gold mine tailings
  4. Laura Chasmer - A multi-level classification for Boreal wetlands
  5. Paul LaRocque - Bathymetric lidar for hydrographic mapping
  6. Dr. Chris Hopkinson - Alberta water extent monitoring pilot study

Day 2 -

  1. LiDAR & Water Resources Applications - Dr. Chris Hopkinson

2. LiDAR Tools - Dr. Martin Isenburg

  • Part 1 - LAStools introduction
  • Part 2 - LASview
  • Part 3 - LAStools demo
  • Part 4 - LAStools modules, details
  • Part 5 - LAStools pipelines in ArcGIS
  • Part 6 - Quality checking LiDAR data

3. Brian Brisco - SAR and water resources

4. John Wessels - Water extents

5. John Wessels - SAR & polarimetry for flooded vegetation

More to come!

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