Posts by daniel.ngoroi:

From Point Clouds to Surface–The Open-Source Route

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 By Daniel Ngoroi in the works

Woolpert has long sought a targeted solution to the problem of LiDAR exploitation, so we devised and developed a framework, Automated Building Extraction (ABE), that uses open-source data toolkits and libraries to detect objects in LiDAR data, extract them and construct realistic surfaces representing solids within the point cloud.

Change Detection Using Statewide Data

Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 By Daniel Ngoroi success stories

Woolpert has applied its automated change detection routines to assist jurisdictions in Ohio to carry out faster and more equitable property appraisals.

Impervious Surface Maps: Chasing Imagery

Monday, February 11th, 2013 By Daniel Ngoroi success stories

Accurate impervious surface maps have always been an essential foundation for stormwater management, flood and erosion control, watershed protection and water quality protection. But for most agencies and jurisdictions, the update cycle for impervious maps lags woefully behind that of aerial imagery and LiDAR.