Tag Archives: LIDAR

LiDAR – what is it?

LiDAR stands for “Light Detection and Ranging” and it has become an important tool in the field of archaeology. LiDAR UK has this to say about the  process: LiDAR  data is very accurate, high resolution 3D data. Captured using special … Continue reading

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World War One stopline trench system revealed by lidar in Whitehorse Wood

The following article, by Andrew Mayfield, was recently published in Archaeologia Cantiana*: In 2011, a LIDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) survey was organised for the Medway Valley (reaching from Maidstone to Shorne and from Wrotham to Boxley). LIDAR surveys are … Continue reading

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LiDAR online

At SWAG we have a strong interest in all things LiDAR. If you feel the same way then you’ll want to take a look at the Open Data Maps website: http://enfarchsoc.org/opendata/ Details about the site OpenStreetMap is built by a community … Continue reading

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LIDAR Map of England and Wales

For those of you with an interest in LIDAR go to this website  for a zoomable map (1m resolution): LIDAR map of England and Wales This comes from Open Government LIDAR data (DSM 1m) from the Environment Agency  and Natural Resources Wales.

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