The Earth Observatory of Singapore has developed its capability of aerial acquisition of LiDAR data (Airborne-LiDAR). The Centre for Geoohazard Observations has carried out airborne-LiDAR surveys in Nepal and Myanmar. Compared to the Ground-LiDAR, the Airborne-LiDAR is suitable for large-area/regional high-resolution surveys. This technique provides real topography through ultra-high resolution, vegetation-free images of an area as large as several square kilometres.
Loading the LiDAR equipment onto the plane
LiDAr instrument installed in an aircraft for the Airborne LiDAr project in Nepal, 2015 (Source: Juniator Tulius)
Dr Juniator Tulius conducting outreach at a school during the CGO team’s ground survey for the Airbone LiDAr project in 2015 (Source: Unknown)
The CGO team, led by Dr Paramesh Banerjee, meets with Myanmar collaborators for the Airborne LiDAr project in Yangon, 2015 (Source: Juniator Tulius)