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Video of bat cave habitat and TLS

    A brief introduction to whitenose syndrome and a demonstration of the multiple ways the Idaho Army National Guard is using remote sensing technology along with in situ monitoring to take a proactive approach to the management of whitenose … (Read More) Video of bat cave habitat and TLS

Weiser River Animation

A demonstration of integrating Airborne LiDAR, Terrestrial Laser Scanning, and 3D GIS for application to the potential Weiser River dam, Idaho. Produced in partnership with the Idaho National Laboratory, Boise. (Read More) Weiser River Animation

Interactive Water Quality Map

An exploration of water quality, water sources and topography in Google Earth. Produced for the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality Children’s Outreach Program (Kasey Guthrie, Pocatello, ID). Interactive Water Quality Data Displayed in Google Earth We have displayed three different … (Read More) Interactive Water Quality Map

3D Virtual Tour of the Borah Peak Earthquake Fault

A movie about the Borah Peak earthquake using LiDAR imagery, photography, Google Earth, and published reports. An accompanying teacher resource guide is also available. Produced for the Idaho Falls School District #91 (Todd Brown, Idaho Falls, ID). (Read More) 3D Virtual Tour of the Borah Peak Earthquake Fault

3D Virtual Tour of Eastern Idaho’s Water Resources

A narrated movie touring several interesting and important water resources in eastern Idaho using LiDAR imagery, photography, and Google Earth. Produced for the BLM/USFS Eastern Idaho Visitors Center (Deycie Luke (BLM); Harold “Skip” Jones (BLM) and Gretchen Martin (USFS), Idaho Falls, ID). (Read More) 3D Virtual Tour of Eastern Idaho’s Water Resources

3D Virtual Tour of the Idaho EPSCoR Raft River Research Site

A narrated movie highlighting the NSF funded study on surface energy balance and water use behavior of cheat grass communities to assess the impact of climate change on the region’s water. Uses Google Earth, photography, videography, and Landsat-based imagery. (Read More) 3D Virtual Tour of the Idaho EPSCoR Raft River Research Site

The Boise River: From Snow to River to You

This 9 minute video seeks to educate 4th-6th graders about the Boise watershed, where their water comes from, and the many uses of that water in the Treasure Valley. Produced in partnership with the NRCS Snow Survey, Boise WaterShed Environmental Education Center, and Bogus Basin Snow School. Uses LiDAR, GIS data, Google Earth, photography, diagrams, narration, and musical composition. (Read More) The Boise River: From Snow to River to You

LiDAR for hydrological studies

An introduction to LiDAR and example of using LiDAR for hydrological studies. (Read More) LiDAR for hydrological studies