LIA Laboratory

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Landscape Image Analysis (LIA) Laboratory

The Landscape Image Analysis (LIA) Unit is a new research resource in the Geography Department, School of Natural Science. Its main function is to provide a high powered image analysis platform where accurate and high resolution data can be produced and analysed.

3D Stereoscopic LCD monitor
3D Stereoscopic LCD monitor

The LIA Unit has four components:

1. A high powered computer capable of processing large data sets from remote sensing platforms.

2. Specialised software: SOCET GXP®, BAE Systems’ digital mapping software application. Used for precision photogrammetry and geospatial analysis.

3. A 3D Stereoscopic LCD monitor to build digital terrain models from satellite image stereo pairs.

4. A Pen display monitor

Pen Display Monitor
Pen Display Monitor

 

 

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