Special Issue "LiDAR"

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A special issue of Remote Sensing (ISSN 2072-4292).

Deadline for manuscript submissions: closed (31 December 2009)

Special Issue Editor

Guest Editor
Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith
College of Natural Resources, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID 83844, USA
Website: http://www.webpages.uidaho.edu/measurements/people_files/files_alistair/dr_alistair_smith.htm
E-Mail: alistair@uidaho.edu
Phone: +1 208 885 1009
Fax: +1 208 885 6226
Interests: vegetation structure from LiDAR; disturbance and natural hazards monitoring; object-orientated remote sensing; wavelet analysis

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The last decade has seen the widespread adoption of lidar (Light Detection and Ranging)  in terrestrial Earth Observation remote sensing. Lidar datasets have been developed for applications in urban environments (buildings, bridges, highways, etc), for mining and geological applications, emergency management (landslides, floodplain mapping, hurricane damage assessment, etc), land cover change and global biogeochemical cycling (biomass, ecological impacts, etc), amongst others.

This special issue is open to all forms of terrestrial lidar research including, Ground scanners or Terrestrial Laser Scanners (TLS); aerial sensors including green-red (like EEARL) lidars used to map riparian areas and near-infrared lidars that characterize ground surfaces (so DEMs) and vegetation, and satellite based research or planned activities from sensors such as GLAS or DESDyni.

We encourage submissions that substantially improve algorithms to generate digital surface models such as for buildings, vegetation, ground surfaces, or stream channel morphology. Applications of these data and assessments of accuracy to help reduce uncertainties in global biogeochemical budgets are also encouraged.

Dr. Alistair M. S. Smith
Guest Editor

Keywords

  • lidar
  • terrestrial lidar
  • ground lidar
  • satellite based
  • GLAS
  • DESDyni
  • aerial lidar
  • EEARL
  • near-infrared lidar
  • DEMs

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p. 2785-2802
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(12), 2785-2802; doi:10.3390/rs122785
Received: 7 October 2010; in revised form: 7 December 2010 / Accepted: 8 December 2010 / Published: 17 December 2010
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p. 2629-2642
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(11), 2629-2642; doi:10.3390/rs2112629
Received: 25 September 2010; in revised form: 12 October 2010 / Accepted: 8 November 2010 / Published: 23 November 2010
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(9), 2060-2082; doi:10.3390/rs2092060
Received: 10 July 2010; in revised form: 19 August 2010 / Accepted: 20 August 2010 / Published: 1 September 2010
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p. 1120-1141
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(4), 1120-1141; doi:10.3390/rs2041120
Received: 25 January 2010; in revised form: 9 March 2010 / Accepted: 13 April 2010 / Published: 15 April 2010
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p. 1077-1119
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(4), 1077-1119; doi:10.3390/rs2041077
Received: 5 January 2010; in revised form: 15 March 2010 / Accepted: 30 March 2010 / Published: 9 April 2010
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p. 874-907
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(3), 874-907; doi:10.3390/rs2030874
Received: 26 January 2010; in revised form: 8 March 2010 / Accepted: 16 March 2010 / Published: 23 March 2010
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p. 833-860
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(3), 833-860; doi:10.3390/rs2030833
Received: 4 January 2010; in revised form: 20 February 2010 / Accepted: 27 February 2010 / Published: 22 March 2010
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p. 514-525
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Remote Sens. 2010, 2(2), 514-525; doi:10.3390/rs2020514
Received: 7 January 2010; in revised form: 2 February 2010 / Accepted: 3 February 2010 / Published: 11 February 2010
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p. 1321-1337
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Remote Sens. 2009, 1(4), 1321-1337; doi:10.3390/rs1041321
Received: 18 October 2009; in revised form: 24 November 2009 / Accepted: 8 December 2009 / Published: 17 December 2009
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p. 1065-1096
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Remote Sens. 2009, 1(4), 1065-1096; doi:10.3390/rs1041065
Received: 21 September 2009; in revised form: 9 October 2009 / Accepted: 11 November 2009 / Published: 19 November 2009
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p. 934-951
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Remote Sens. 2009, 1(4), 934-951; doi:10.3390/rs1040934
Received: 31 August 2009; in revised form: 22 October 2009 / Accepted: 9 November 2009 / Published: 11 November 2009
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p. 776-794
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Remote Sens. 2009, 1(4), 776-794; doi:10.3390/rs1040776
Received: 1 September 2009; in revised form: 16 October 2009 / Accepted: 20 October 2009 / Published: 27 October 2009
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