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Mapping Dino Footprints at Clayton Lake State Park with Drones #drone #droneday


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From the Los Alamos Daily Post:

Using advanced geospatial recording and mapping technologies and software, the Clayton Lake tracks will be documented at scales ranging from ¾” to 1/4000 of an inch. This wide range of documentation will use aerial photography from five different camera drones and terrestrial stereo photography using hand-held digital cameras for the photogrammetric mapping and modeling of the entire tracksite, the trackways of specific dinosaurs, and individual tracks. In addition, laser scanning using ground-based Lidar and ultra-high-resolution scanning by means of an advanced Structured-Light scanner will also provide contextual and extraordinarily detailed data on the trackways and exemplar tracks.

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