The Earth Archive Project and 3D Mapping the Earth

Mark Altaweel

The Earth Archive Project, launched in 2019, is a project that will provide a detailed 3D map of the entire Earth.

Topographical map of Johnson’s Reef from NASA’s Experimental Advanced Airborne Research Lidar (EAARL) in June 2003. Source: NASA/USGS, public domain

Mapping the Entire Surface of the Earth with LiDAR

Elizabeth Borneman

A project called the Earth Archive plans to use Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) to map the entire surface of the Earth.

Understanding LiDAR Technologies

GIS Contributor

This article presents insights from the new IDTechEx report titled “Lidar 2020-2030” IDTechEx report.

3 Ways Geospatial Data is Changing the Way We Manage the Environment Around Us

GIS Contributor

Dr. Michael Flaxman, director of Geodesign Technologies and Geospatial Community Advocate for OmniSci, presents three example of how newly available geospatial data is being leveraged.  

First Data from NASA’s GEDI Program to 3D Map Forests

Mark Altaweel

The first set of data that have returned have demonstrated GEDI is able to measure density of forests far better than previous satellite missions.