A terrestrial laser scanning technique that allows the structure of vegetation to be 3D-mapped to the millimetre is more accurate in determining the biomass of trees and carbon stocks in forests than current methods, according to new research involving UCL.
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Dr Jason McEwen (UCL Space & Climate Physics) explains how the new theory of compressed sensing could play an essential role in recovering images from fragments of information far in the distant universe. Read: The Conversation More...
Opinion and comment from UCL academics in the media
Telescopes have come a long way since the days when they were all about
lone astronomers watching the night sky through their upstairs windows.
Today teams of astrophysicists build and use much more modern
instruments, not only to observe light visible to our eyes, but also
radio emissions from the universe, writes Dr Jason McEwen (UCL Space & Climate Physics) in The Conversation.