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A subreddit for sharing information about the use of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for mapping, modeling, and photogrammetry purposes. Share your mapping rig, ask for help with data processing, gets tips on flights, and anything else you want to know.
LIDAR ([Light Detection And Ranging](http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/LIDAR)) is an optical remote sensing technology that can measure the distance to, or other properties of, targets by illuminating the target with laser light and analyzing the backscattered light. LIDAR technology has applications in geomatics, archaeology, geography, geology, geomorphology, seismology, forestry, remote sensing, atmospheric physics, airborne, laser altimetry, and digital terrain modelling.