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Researchers use LiDAR to locate invasive fish and preserve a national treasure

New instrument offers fast, low-cost tool to fight ecological degradation in Yellowstone National Park

According to new research, an aircraft-mounted instrument could offer a faster way to locate and capture the non-native fish at Yellowstone National Park during the brief weeks each year when they come into shallow water to spawn.

Read more at Science Daily.

While the tools being used at Yellowstone include a fixed wing airplane and a $10,000 custom LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging ) device, this technology is rapidly advancing such that LiDAR sensors can be deployed on small drones and used for broader applications. Here is a link to a review of some tools and applications.

12 Top Lidar Sensors For UAVs And So Many Great Uses


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