Webinar 3: Technical Considerations for Mobile LIDAR Use in Transportation

For an audio recording of the webinar click please contact:

Reggie Gillum, Transportation Research Board
Ph: 202-334-2382, Rgillum@nas.edu


  • Dr. Michael Olsen, Oregon Sate University
  • Dr. Gene Roe, MPN Components/LiDARnews.com
  • Marcus Reedy, David Evans and Associates


  • Ed Harrigan, National Academy of Sciences

Learning Objectives:

  • Comprehend the theory and technology behind mobile LIDAR
  • Review fundamentals of data accuracy, precision, and resolution
  • Explain the complexities and capabilities of MLS technology
  • Describe appropriate quality control procedures
  • Identify ways to ensure that deliverables meet application requirements

Content Outline:

  • Overview of Guidelines document
  • Technical overview of mobile LIDAR systems
  • Controlling accuracy
  • Managing project quality
  • Key application requirements
  • Managing the data
  • Deliverables and documentation
  • Summary\Wrap-up\eLearning Website