Airborne and Terrestrial Laser Scanning: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Airborne and Terrestrial Laser Scanning

1st Edition

Edited by George Vosselman, Hans-Gerd Maas

CRC Press

320 pages

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Hardback: 9781439827987
pub: 2010-03-05
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Written by a team of international experts, this book provides a comprehensive overview of the major applications of airborne and terrestrial laser scanning. It focuses on principles and methods and presents an integrated treatment of airborne and terrestrial laser scanning technology. After consideration of the technology and processing methods, the book turns to applications, such as engineering, forestry, cultural heritage, extraction of 3D building models, and mobile mapping. This book brings together the various facets of the subject in a coherent text that will be relevant for advanced students, academics and practitioners.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Laser Scanning Technology. Visualisation and Structuring of Point Clouds. Registration and Calibration. Extraction of Digital Terrain Models. Building Extraction. Forestry Applications. Engineering Applications. Cultural Heritage Applications. Mobile Mapping. Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Remote Sensing & Geographic Information Systems