This NEON Science video overviews what lidar or light detection and ranging is, how it works and what types of information it can provide. The video was produced by the National Ecological Observatory Network - a non profit project devoted to open science and open data.
Suggested citation for this video: National Ecological Observatory Network. November 6, 2014. How Does LiDAR Remote Sensing Work? Light Detection and Ranging [Video file]. Courtesy: Battelle. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/EYbhNSUnIdU.