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An overview of the airborne bathymetric lidar reflectance data processing
Author(s): Xin Liu; H. Michael Tulldahl; Andreas Axelsson
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Paper Abstract

In addition to the well-developed bathymetric LiDAR (Light Detecting and Ranging) remote sensing technique, Airborne Hydrography AB (AHAB) has presented a new bathymetric LiDAR reflectance processing technique which provides new applications of producing seafloor reflectance image, seafloor identification and classification. In the past decade, HawkEye II bathymetric LiDAR systems produced by AHAB collected and processed over 100,000 square kilometer LiDAR reflectance data in more than ten countries in Europe, America, Oceania, Indian Ocean and Asia. In this paper, we introduce the background of bathymetry LiDAR, the algorithm and methods used in the bathymetric LiDAR reflectance processing, the reflectance image and seafloor classification applications.

Paper Details

Date Published: 24 October 2011
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 8286, International Symposium on Lidar and Radar Mapping 2011: Technologies and Applications, 828608 (24 October 2011); doi: 10.1117/12.912742
Show Author Affiliations
Xin Liu, Airborne Hydrography AB (Sweden)
H. Michael Tulldahl, Swedish Defence Research Agency (Sweden)
Andreas Axelsson, Airborne Hydrography AB (Sweden)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 8286:
International Symposium on Lidar and Radar Mapping 2011: Technologies and Applications
Jonathan Li, Editor(s)

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