3D Laser Scanning for Heritage Third Edition Available for Download - 13/02/2018


Historic England (HE) has announced the third edition of the technical guidance document, 3D Laser Scanning for Heritage, is now available for download from the HE website at https://historicengland.org.uk/images-books/publications/3d-laser-scanning-heritage/. This free publication provides advice and guidance on the use of laser scanning in archaeology and architecture.

By reflecting on the recent technological advances in laser scanning and its integration with other sensor solutions, the guidance presented in this third edition should assist cultural heritage professionals, unfamiliar with the approach, in making the best use of this highly developed technique.

This document forms the latest in the series of technical guidance produced by Historic England (https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/). Aimed at anyone working on heritage projects, this provides practical guidance on surveying, managing and caring for historic buildings and their settings as well as specialist techniques for investigating heritage (https://historicengland.org.uk/advice/technical-advice/recording-heritage/).

Last updated: 17/08/2018