LiDAR Equipped UAVs to Detect Unexploded Bombs in Laos

UAV operator Arch Aerial is planning to send LiDAR sensor equipped UAVs on a humanitarian mission in Laos to look for unexploded bombs from the Vietnam war.

The article is short on details, and scanning through dense jungle vegetation will block many surface returns if you have a flight path above the treeline, the plan according to Arch is to look for past signs of bombing activity like trenches and bunkers.

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About Chuck Schoeneberger

Former forecaster at Meridian Environmental Technologies Inc (now a Interis Company), with a background in GIS and LiDAR, with other stints at GeoSpatial Services of Winona, MN and Aerometric (Now Quantum Spatial) of Sheboygan, WI. He is a weather technologist for public storm safety from a local to international level. LinkedIn Profile: http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view?id=25048141&trk=tab_pro His views are his own and not of his employer.
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