DREAM hosts workshop on LiDAR Applications

The Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation (DREAM) Program presented to stakeholders the various applications of the Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) technology in a whole-day event held last March 15, 2013 at the Cocoon Hotel, Quezon City.

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DOST’s DREAM Planes Take Maiden Voyage for 3D Mapping

Two aircrafts carrying state-of-the-art LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) instruments took off for their maiden flights last November 22 at Clark Airbase to begin “scanning” the Pampanga river basin, thus jumpstarting the country’s first three dimensional (3D) mapping program billed as the DREAM (Disaster Risk and Exposure Assessment for Mitigation) Program – the Department of Science and Technology’s (DOST) grand solution to the country’s disaster preparedness problem.

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