LiDAR used to map colonial-era roads and farmsteads
Published on January 16th, 2014 | by Admin0
The airborne technology bounces laser light pulses off the ground to generate precise pictures of surface features. A quiet revolution in archaeology has resulted from LiDAR’s advent, with scholars making new discoveries by using the technology to look at Maya cities, Stonehenge’s plains, and Renaissance palaces, among other places.
Story: Dan Vergano, National Geographic News | Photo: National Geographic News