Friday, February 2, 2018

Lidar session held in Kiln

KILN, Miss. – A joint venture of Woolpert and Optimal GEO, WMR-532, recently hosted a training session on the Coastal Zone Mapping and Imaging Lidar (CZMIL) program for Naval Oceanographic Office (NAVOCEANO) personnel. This session, which took place over five days at Stennis International Airport, was supported by the Joint Airborne Lidar Bathymetric Technical Center of Expertise (JALBTCX), Teledyne Optech and the Hancock County Port and Harbor Commission. WMR-532 is providing operations and maintenance of airborne coastal mapping and charting sensors in support of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and NAVOCEANO worldwide, as well as technical support to JALBTCX. CZMIL is a USACE and JALBTCX program designed to develop and evaluate a sensor for mapping and charting the coastal zone to improve performance and data products. (Source: PRNewswire, 02/01/18)