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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

BCAL and INL recently published a paper on unmanned aircraft systems

Idaho State University’s Department of Geosciences Boise Center Aerospace Laboratory (BCAL) and the Idaho National Laboratory (INL) recently published a paper on unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). The paper, “Radiometric and Geometric Analysis of Hyperspectral Imagery Acquired from an Unmanned Aerial … (Read More) BCAL and INL recently published a paper on unmanned aircraft systems

UAV-based hyperspectral sensing of dryland vegetation

Unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-based hyperspectral remote sensing capabilities developed by the Idaho National Lab and Idaho State University, Boise Center Aerospace Lab, were tested via demonstration flights that explored the influence of altitude on geometric error, image mosaicking, and dryland vegetation classification. The test … (Read More) UAV-based hyperspectral sensing of dryland vegetation

BCAL-INL partnership: Integrated GIS & remote sensing solutions

Integrated GIS & Remote Sensing Solutions is a collaborative partnership leveraging the complimentary strengths of the Idaho National Lab and Idaho State University. INL’s Geospatial Science & Engineering team has reputable expertise and cross-cutting capabilities in in-situ data collection technology, … (Read More) BCAL-INL partnership: Integrated GIS & remote sensing solutions

UAV-based hyperspectral remote sensing

BCAL and Idaho National Lab (INL site) are collaborating on developing hyperspectral sensing capabilities on small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Until now, the focus has been to improve the calibration and registration of the UAV-based sensor data and test the … (Read More) UAV-based hyperspectral remote sensing

BCAL and INL awarded grant to monitor water resources

Idaho State University’s Department of Geosciences and the Idaho National Laboratory have received an $855,000 federal grant to develop and process remote-sensing technologies that will help communities monitor water resources and vegetation. This project is a jump-start to the newly … (Read More) BCAL and INL awarded grant to monitor water resources