Viewing entries posted in November 2012

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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