Online Map Leads Archaeologist to Maya Discovery - The New York Times

Science | Online Map Leads Archaeologist to Maya Discovery Subscribe Log In Image Credit Credit Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía/Nacional Center for Airborne Laser Mapping Sections Skip to content Skip to site index Online Map Leads Archaeologist to Maya Discovery Lidar has transformed the study of ancient civilizations, but maps made with the technology are expensive. Takeshi Inomata found a great one for free. Credit Credit Instituto Nacional de Estadística y Geografía/Nacional Center for Airborne Laser Mapping Supported by By Zach Zorich Oct. 8, 2019 Until recently, archaeology was limited by what a researcher could see while standing on the ground. But light detection and ranging, or lidar, technology has transformed the field, providing a way to scan entire regions for archaeological sites. With an array of airborne lasers, researchers can peer down through dense ...

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