RIEGL RiCAST: Diving Deep into LiDAR Bathymetry

In today’s episode of the RIEGL RiCAST, learn more about LiDAR Bathymetry.

RIEGL USA’s Division Manager of Airborne Laser Scanning, Michael Sitar, provides an overview on what bathymetry is and why it is important. Tune in as he discusses the core enabling technologies as well as some advantages and limitations with collecting LiDAR data, along with what government programs within the United States actively use or fund bathymetric data collection.

Michael Sitar has over 20 years in the LiDAR manufacturing industry. He holds a Technologist diploma from Canadore College in environmental biology technology, a Bachelor of Science from Nipissing University in environmental geography, and a Master of Environmental Science from the University of Waterloo, with an emphasis on Geographical Information Systems and Remote Sensing.

About RIEGL:

RIEGL is an international leading provider of cutting-edge technology in airborne, mobile, terrestrial, industrial and unmanned laser scanning solutions.

RIEGL has been producing LiDAR systems commercially and focuses on pulsed time-of-flight laser radar technology in multiple wavelengths.

RIEGL’s core technology, the digitization of LiDAR signals (“Waveform LiDAR”), provides unique methodologies for resolving range ambiguities, multiple targets per laser shots, optimum distribution of measurements, calibrated amplitudes and reflectance estimates, as well as the seamless integration and calibration of systems.

RIEGL’s Ultimate LiDARTM 3D scanners offer a wide array of performance characteristics and serve as a platform for continuing Innovation in 3D for the LiDAR industry.

From the first inquiry, to purchase and integration of the system, as well as training and support, RIEGL maintains an outstanding history of reliability and support to their customers.

Worldwide sales, training, support and services are delivered from RIEGL’s headquarters in Austria; main offices in the USA, Japan, China, Australia and Canada; and a worldwide network of representatives.

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