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February 22nd, 2013
Aerial Mapping of Tonga to Check Sea Level Rise

A project to map the typography of Tonga, Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea and Samoa to monitor sea level rise has begun. Using laser equipment, a 3D map of the islands is created showing ground elevation, vegetation, canopy height and building placement. The second aspect to the project is training locals in how to monitor the changes in sea level. Read More