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The use of reflected laser pulses to measure distance, position or velocity.
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  • airborne laser scanning
  • Laser Imaging Detection and Ranging
  • Laser Detection and Ranging
  • laser radar
  • optical radar
  • ladar
  • Light Detection and Ranging
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