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LiDAR/Impact

The interpretation of high-resolution digital elevation models (DEMs) derived from airborne light detection and ranging, or LiDAR, can be a useful tool for identifying and studying geomorphological structures on the Earth's surface. This project took advantage of high-resolution LiDAR data of 1.4 meter pulses processed to a DEM of 1.6 meters to look at two structures in central Missouri, Crooked Creek and Weaubleau. These high-resolution DEMs allow for more precise measurements and better interpretations of geological features than publicly available DEMs.

Publications and Reports
Title Size Citation Year
Visualizing Impact Structures Using High-Resolution LiDAR Derived DEMs: A Case Study of Two Structures in Missouri 1.8 MB PDF file Finn, Michael P., Gary W. Krizanich, Kevin R. Evans, Melissa R. Cox, and Kristina H. Yamamoto (2012). Visualizing Impact Structures Using High-Resolution LiDAR Derived DEMs: A Case Study of Two Structures in Missouri. Surveying and Land Information Science, Vol. 72, No. 2, pp. 87 - 97 2012
Contemporary High-Resolution LiDAR Derived DEMs Could Inspire Developments in the Study of Impact Structures 100.9 KB PDF file Finn, Michael P., Gary W. Krizanich, and E. Lynn Usery (2007). Contemporary High-Resolution LiDAR Derived DEMs Could Inspire Developments in the Study of Impact Structures. Proceedings of the International Union of Geodesy and Geophysics XXIV General Assembly, Perugia, Italy, p. 408-409 2007

Presentations
Title Size Citation Year
Contemporary High-Resolution LiDAR Derived DEMs Could Inspire Developments in the Study of Impact Structures 8.5 MB PDF file Finn, Michael P., Gary W. Krizanich, Kevin R. Evans, and E. Lynn Usery (2007). Contemporary High-Resolution LiDAR Derived DEMs Could Inspire Developments in the Study of Impact Structures. Proceedings of the Association of American Geographers/ Great Plains – Rocky Mountain Section Annual Meeting, Denver, CO 2007

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