LIDAR Current Affairs - 2019

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World’s Highest Weather Stations installed on Mt Everest

The National Geographic Society (NGS), a US based non-profit scientific and educational organizations announced successful installation of world’s highest operating weather stations on Mount Everest. This installation was part of National Geographic and Rolex’s Perpetual Planet Extreme Expedition to Everest. Key Highlights Climate scientists and the multi-disciplinary team created the history by installing world’s highest Read More…

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Archaeologists plan to use LIDAR to study ancient Rajgir hills

Indian archaeologists are planning to use Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) technology to survey the archaeological evidence, flora and fauna in the ancient Rajgir hills in Bihar. The LIDAR devices mounted on drones or on helicopters will be deployed as part of the inter-disciplinary Rajgir Archaeological Survey Project (RASP). RASP is a collaborative project between Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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World’s first daily driverless bus service launched in Lyon, France

The world’s first daily driverless bus service has started in Lyon, France which will run in the city’s Confluence area. The driverless bus service includes two electric shuttles that will transport passengers on a ten-minute route hosting five stops. Key Facts The driverless buses can hold up to 15 passengers and are electric buses. It Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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