Earth  Planets and Moons  ID: 10757

Intro to LIDAR 3D

Want to know the 3D shape of terrain on another planet? Want to study the height and density of Earth's forests? An amazing tool called LIDAR can help. Learn more in this video!

This video is presented in stereoscopic 3D for those who can view it. We've included left and right eye clips, a side-by-side version, and an anaglyph (red/blue) version. Download any of them below!




Walt Feimer (HTSI): Lead Animator
Chris Smith (HTSI): Animator
Chris Smith (HTSI): Video Editor
Chris Smith (HTSI): Producer
Gregory Neumann (Massachusetts Institute of Technology): Scientist
Rob Andreoli (Advocates in Manpower Management, Inc.): Videographer
Chris Smith (HTSI): Writer
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G2011-043 -- Intro to LIDAR

SVS >> Earth
SVS >> Laser
SVS >> Laser Altimeter
SVS >> Lidar
SVS >> Mars
SVS >> Moon
GCMD >> Earth Science >> Land Surface >> Topography
SVS >> Stereo Display
DLESE >> Narrated
NASA Science >> Earth
NASA Science >> Planets and Moons

GCMD keywords can be found on the Internet with the following citation: Olsen, L.M., G. Major, K. Shein, J. Scialdone, S. Ritz, T. Stevens, M. Morahan, A. Aleman, R. Vogel, S. Leicester, H. Weir, M. Meaux, S. Grebas, C.Solomon, M. Holland, T. Northcutt, R. A. Restrepo, R. Bilodeau, 2013. NASA/Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Earth Science Keywords. Version