Airborne 1 Captures One Million Acres of Lidar Data in Hawaii - 13/12/2005
Airborne 1 Corporation (CA, USA) has announced that the company has completed Lidar collection and processing on standard and high-resolution data for hundreds of thousands of acres throughout the Hawaiian Islands. Teaming with numerous firms and departments over the last year, Airborne 1 has collected close to one million acres in Hawaii on behalf of the USGS, and several engineering and photogrammetry companies. The company will surpass the million acre benchmark with data collection on upcoming joint venture projects regarding hurricane assessments requested by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). Collection is slated to begin late this year and continue into early 2006.
Airborne 1 has also announced that raw data from the laser scans performed over the last few months are available for resale to organisations seeking high-resolution topographic information in these areas. Limits files of the scanned regions can be provided by visiting the company’s website and requesting a quick quote, or by calling Airborne 1. Specifically included in the latest Lidar collection are extensive regions throughout Maui, the Big Island, Molokai, Oahu, and the entire island of Lanai.