Geospatial Round-up – March 2018

Lidar enables discovery of Mayan ruins The University of Houston’s National Center for Airborne Laser Mapping used lidar to reveal extensive Mayan ruins in Guatemala. The lidar technology was able to identify hundreds of previously unknown structures, including raised highways, and complex irrigation and terracing systems. After the collapse of the Mayan civilisation, their cities […]

Geospatial Round-up – Jan/Feb 2018

Fuel cell system for drones A next generation high-performance fuel cell propulsion system to power unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) or drones has been developed. The next generation fuel cell propulsion system delivers a number of important advances: increased power density resulting from a new membrane electrode assembly (MEA) design; reduced cost resulting from a combination […]