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Instrument: ARSF Leica Airborne Laser Scanner

Name ARSF Leica Airborne Laser Scanner
Acronym Leica-ALS50-II
Manufacturer Leica Geosystems
Manufacturer website http://www.leica-geosystems.com
Operated by NERC
Operated onboard

Instrument type

Name Laser scanner
Acronym Laser scanner

Principle of operation

Measured parameter surface maps
Operating principle

radar scanner
Surface topography by laser scanning

Measurement(s) Hyperspectral

Dimension and weight

External dimension
Weight 60.0

Performance

Operating mode Remote sensing
Range

Resolution

Sensitivity

Accuracy

Bandwidth

Modifications

Operational restriction

Eyesafe altitude necessary

Operational requirements

Certification approvals

Additional information

Provides dense point cloud of surface height.
Multiple Pulse in the AIr (above an altitude threashold).
Simultaneous full-waveform digitised data and discrete return data available.

Access, host and processing

Access

NERC ARSF access only

Could also fit on any aircraft having the following characteristics

General description

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