Woolpert Earns Lidar Leader Award for Outstanding Enterprise
DENVER (Feb. 7, 2019) — Woolpert has received the 2019 Lidar Leader Award for Outstanding Enterprise Achievement, presented by the International Lidar Mapping Forum (ILMF) and Lidar Magazine. Woolpert was honored for its many high-level, pioneering contributions to the lidar industry in service, management and development since the technology was introduced.
The award was presented in Denver during Geo Week 2019, which hosted the three largest annual geospatial conferences in ILMF, the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS) Conference, and the MAPPS Winter Conference. The award criteria cited many of the firm’s industry accomplishments, including that Woolpert:
—Acquired and processed more than 350,000 square miles of lidar data in support of the U.S. Geological Survey’s (USGS) 3D Elevation Program (3DEP), including providing data for several statewide programs;
—Acquires and processes airborne, mobile and terrestrial lidar data for multiple departments of transportation;
—Rapidly acquires and processes lidar data for federal agencies for post-storm emergency response;
—Was contracted by the USGS to evaluate Geiger mode and single photon lidar technologies for 3DEP, leading to the USGS considering these technologies viable;
—Conducted the largest commercial single photon lidar acquisition in North America in 2017; and
—Continues to develop automated tools to extract intelligent data...