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LiDAR for Engineering Projects – Evaluating Appropriate Use

Published by the American Society of Agricultural and Biological Engineers, St. Joseph, Michigan

Citation:  2010 Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 20 - June 23, 2010  1009431.(doi:10.13031/2013.29984)
Authors:   Norman J Friedrich
Keywords:   LiDAR, Dams, Terraces, Waterways, Conservation design

A multi-agency project is occurring in Iowa to obtain LiDAR coverage for the entire state. While LiDAR provides an immense amount of elevation data, it is important to determine the appropriate use of that data for engineering projects.

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