News tagged with laser mapping

NASA map sees Earth's trees in a new light

A NASA-led science team has created an accurate, high-resolution map of the height of Earth's forests. The map will help scientists better understand the role forests play in climate change and how their heights ...

dateFeb 20, 2012 in Environment
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ARS Study Helps Farmers Make Best Use of Fertilizers

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new way to make topographic maps with radar can help farmers divert more of their resources to the highest-yielding parts of their fields, according to an Agricultural Research Service (ARS) ...

dateJun 10, 2010 in Other
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