New Lidar Story Map for GIS Day!

To celebrate GIS Day, the Washington Geological Survey has released a new story map titled: The Bare Earth—How lidar in Washington state exposes geology and natural hazards.


Geologists in Washington State use lidar to map landslides and faults, to study volcanoes, glaciers and rivers, and to model tsunami inundation. This narrative features over 50 intriguing lidar images that help illustrate how geologists in Washington are using this fascinating technology to study the landscape.

Here are a few of the featured lidar images:


Go here to view the story map and have a great GIS Day!