Equipment at the Laboratory of Geo-Information Science and Remote Sensing

Listed below is an overview of the equipment available at the Laboratory of Geo-Information Science and Remote Sensing.


  • Leica GNSS  RTK (cm. accuracy)
  • Topcon Hyper V RTK (cm. accuracy)
  • Leica Robotic Totalstation (cm. accuracy)
  • Garmin eTrex handheld GPS  (5-10 m)
  • Bluetooth GPS (5-10 m)
  • Xexun TK102-2 GPS trackers
  • Swarowski Distance Laser guide Long range
  • Leica Distomat D5 short range
  • Pentaprism
  • Ranging rod
  • Rulers 2, 5, 10, 30, 50 m
  • Inclinometer: Wild, Breithaupt Suunto Leiss
  • Leveling instruments (Automatic and KIP) Nikon, Wild, Breithaupt etc.


(see WU terrestrial Laser Scanning Research)

  • RIEGL VZ-400 laser scanner (Data sheet & Documentation)
  • Scanner mount for manual tilt (adjustable in steps of 15° up to 90°)
  • Integrated digital compass and GPS antenna Full waveform (FWF) readout
  • NIKON D700 digital camera on high precision camera mount (NIKKOR 14/2.8 lens and NIKKOR 85/1.8 lens
  • Zebedee is a handheld 3D mapping system


  • ASD Fieldspec 3
  • ASD Fieldspec Pro FR
  • ASD Fieldspec JR
  • Cropscan (16 bands)
  • Peripherals: Integrating Sphere, Contact Probe, Foreoptics, lamps

Unmanned Aerial Systems

(see WUR Unmanned Aerial Remote Sensing Facility (UARSF))

The following camera types are available:

  • High-resolution orthophoto camera system
  • Four-band multi spectral system (G, R, NIR): MUMSY system
  • Hyperspectral camera system in range 400-1000 nm with 10 nm spectral resolution: HYMSY system.


  • Wind speed meter
  • Thermo meter Taylor 2 sensors adjustable interval , long time storage
  • Thermo meter Rayngr IR-distance
  • NEC Thermotracer TH9100 Thermal camera

Map Table

(see Map Table)

  • Samsung SUR40