xyHt Magazine featured an article by Al Karlin, Keith Patterson and Amar Nayegandhi. The increasing frequency and magnitude of storm events in Florida have had a devastating impact to local communities in recent years. The use of high-resolution LiDAR data now plays a crucial role in providing high-accuracy 3D data for floodplain and storm-water management initiatives. This article explores how the Southwest Florida Water Management District (SWFWMD) employed a RIEGL LMS-Q1560 wide area LiDAR mapping sensor to assist with their hydrological modeling to update the Digital Flood Insurance Rate Maps (DFIRMs), and during the Environmental Resource Permitting (ERP) process, to predict future floodplain impacts resulting from development.
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Managing Tropical Storm Risk in Florida
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RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially for over 40 years and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.
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