URISA Announces LiDAR Webinar Series


Des Plaines, Ill., April 16, 2012—URISA, the Association for GIS Professionals, is offering a three part LiDAR webinar series for all members of the geospatial community.

The first session, LiDAR 101, is scheduled for Wednesday, April 25th at 1 PM ET/ 10 AM PT. Followed by part two, Project Planning, on Wednesday, May 23rd and part three, Data Quality Control, on Wednesday, June 27th.

The purpose of this webinar series is to review concepts involving light detection and ranging (LiDAR), its real-world applications, current visualization, data processing and quality control approaches. The target audience of this webinar is at the beginner to intermediate level, including GIS managers, geospatial analysts, survey professionals, scientists and students.

Series presenter, Mark Stucky, currently serves as the MARS® Technical Support Specialist for the GeoSpatial Solutions division of Merrick & Company, a professional engineering services firm based in Aurora, Colorado (USA). In this position, Mark is responsible for technical support and software maintenance of MARS®, Merrick’s LiDAR visualization and data processing software solution. Mark is extensively involved in MARS® design, testing, and documentation.

URISA Connect is an effective way to develop your professional skills and even work towards GISCI Certification Education Hours. URISA Webinars count towards the EDU-2 section of the application.

For more information about this series, or to register, please visit www.urisa.org/uclidar.

Other upcoming URISA Connect events include the return of the popular Asset Management series. For more information, please visit www.urisa.org/urisaconnect.