Monitoring Bank Erosion Using Tripod Mounted LiDAR

Tripod mounted LiDAR can survey millions of points in a 100 m reach in minutes.

Photo of eroding bank:


GRAPH of 10 points surveyed using Tripod Mounted LiDAR

Repeat surveys of eroding banks provide unprecedented detail and accuracy.


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Featured Faculty

James Pizzuto

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Professor Geological Sciences


CEOE School & Departments

School of Marine Science & Policy

Advancing the understanding, stewardship, and conservation of estuarine, coastal, and ocean environments.

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Department of Geological Sciences

Discovering how geological processes have operated over various time scales to create and influence the planet’s surface environments.

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Department of Geography

Investigating the interactions between people and the environment and the processes that explain the location of human and natural phenomena.

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