Monday, December 07, 2009

Beyond 3D mapping

New Scientist magazine recently (28 Nov) featured an article about the Ordnance Survey's work to demonstrate how highly accurate, large-scale 3D maps could change the way that urban environments are designed, managed and related to. To demonstrate the technology, the coastal resort of Bournemouth has been mapped using the Lidar laser technique, and New Scientist's website has a short video which outlines the enormous potential for both professionals and armchair explorers. It's also worth remembering that GSA library has a subscription to the hard copy of New Scientist.
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