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LiDAR Mapping Contracts in New Zealand

Point cloud data over Napier NZ

Woolpert Inc. and iXblue’s Sea Operations division have been awarded two airborne LiDAR mapping projects in New Zealand covering over 38,500 sq. km for the Hawke’s Bay and Waikato regional and local councils. The data will inform land management decisions, road design, stormwater design, understanding of sea level rise impacts and geohazard mapping. Learn more at: woolpert.com and ixblue.com.

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US Navy Researches Biological ITL Ecosystems

copepod NOAA

By Kayla Matthews Some of the U.S. Navy’s biggest tactical obstacles are tiny sea creatures. Intermediate trophic level (ITL) organisms can interfere with navigation and surveillance equipment, making it difficult to carry out some operations efficiently. To address the issue, the Navy started researching this marine life last year. Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) oceanographer Brad Penta led the research project

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