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What does LIDAR stand for?

LIDAR stands for Light Detection and Ranging

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H) has entered into an exclusive world-wide licensing agreement with Laser Diagnostic Instruments International Incorporated (LDI3), of Ottawa to conduct airborne oil and gas exploration assessment surveys for companies in the petroleum exploration sector using LDI3's Laser Induced Fluorescence Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) laser scanning technology.
The Models 18X7 80-MHz balanced receivers provide higher gain, thus better signal detection, for coherent heterodyne-detection applications, including doppler LIght Detection And Ranging -- or LIDAR, a laser radar -- which is used to explore the atmosphere, and optical coherence tomography, which is used for mapping sub-surface features such as in the human body.