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Comparison of LiDAR Systems

Comparison of LiDAR Systems

System
Spaceborne (e.g. GLAS)
High Altitude (e.g. LVIS)
Airborne (ALS)
Terrestrial (TLS)
Altitude
600 km
10 km
1 km
1 m
Footprint
60 m
15 m
25 cm
1-10 cm
Vertical Accuracy
15 cm to 10 m (depends on slope)
50/100 cm (bare ground / vegetation)
20 cm
1-10 cm (depends on range which is a few m.’s to 2 km or more)

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