Ok folks, every time I see LiDAR I cringe. Light Detection and Ranging has been around for a few years. It's a great technology and is moving more and more towards mainstream . . . think autonomous cars and other technology that uses lidar. I came across this on the US Geological Survey National Geospatial Technical Operations Center
(NGTOC), page http://ngtoc.usgs.gov/ that linked to http://www.lidarnews.com/PDF/LiDARNewsMagazine_DeeringStoker-CasingOfLiDAR_Vol4No6.pdf.
Survey says . . . lidar