After the Super-Storm Sandy struck the northeast coast, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey (PANYNJ) – Central Survey Group contacted Robinson to provide Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) services with the objective of performing flood investigation at the PANYNJ facilities according to the FEMA flood specifications.
Robinson obtained 1-meter LiDAR data sets for over 68 sq. miles of the NY Metropolitan area, established over 400 ground control points, produced bare earth classified surfaces and digital elevation models to meet USGS specifications.
The following facilities were included:
Tunnels Bridges and Terminals
**Deliverables were provided based on FEMA specifications (.BIL DEM format).