News tagged with mapping technique

PolyU invention makes 3D mapping more accurate

The two major traditional 3D mapping techniques are photogrammetry using satellite/aerial imagery and laser scanning. The former offers higher accuracy in the horizontal direction while the latter shows higher accuracy in ...

dateJun 07, 2016 in Engineering
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Scientists map a new island volcano

One of the earth's newest islands exploded into view from the bottom of the southwest Pacific Ocean in January 2015, and scientists sailing around the volcano this spring have created a detailed map of its topography.

dateMay 05, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Florida Tech researchers diagnose coral disease

Marine diseases are killing coral populations all over the world, threatening the livelihoods of millions of people who depend on reefs for food and protection from storms. Are these diseases new and unprecedented infections, ...

dateOct 09, 2012 in Ecology
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