Lidar

March 7, 2016, 8am PST
An amateur archaeologist has taken modern technology to dig into history, unearthing the roads built by Romans over 2,000 years ago in England.
The Architect's Newspaper
October 4, 2013, 5am PDT
Advanced remote sensing technologies are providing cities and planners across the United States with new tools to assess urban tree canopy and develop more effective urban reforestation efforts.
The Architect's Newspaper
July 1, 2013, 5am PDT
The results of a survey conducted last year of the forests of Cambodia, but just published this month, has found a complex landscape of "low-density urban sprawl" connected to Angkor Wat, upending our understanding of pre-industrial urbanism.
The Guardian
June 13, 2012, 2pm PDT
Conor Myhrvold writes about the application of remote sensing technology to the search for ancient South American cities reclaimed by time and nature.
Technology Review
May 18, 2010, 6am PDT
Advanced laser imaging technology known as lidar has proven to be an effective and fast way to map ancient Mayan villages.
The New York Times
May 10, 2010, 12pm PDT
Part of Mayor Bloomberg's PlaNYC campaign involves taking detailed scans of the city from the sky to determine the suitability if sites for solar power.
The New York Times