Toque-Toque Landslide

The other day (October 16/2019) we had a nice field trip to the northern coast of São Paulo State. We wanted to check a landslide spotted on GoogleEarth, see if there was access to it, if it was a good place for a drone survey, etc. The Toque-Toque Grande Landslide,... [Read More]

Camila's website and blog

Our PhD student Camila Viana now has her own website and blog! The site already has her publications and a blog post about her participation on the International Congress on Rock Mechanics and Rock Engineering (ISRM 2019). Check it out here!    

Lucas' website and blog

Our MSc student Lucas Soares now has his own website and blog! He will be blogging about the developments of his work, using deep learning to classify landslides in orbital/aerial imagey. Check out his site here!    

Fixing invalid geometry Shapefiles obtained by Rasters

by Rafael W. Albuquerque, PhD candidate

GIS routines often demands converting raster data to vector data. Example of a vector file obtained from a raster When working with QGIS and after obtaining a shapefile from raster data, not rarely that vector file contains invalid geometries, what makes some GIS operations not possible anymore. Ok. I Always... [Read More]


Our 3D cave project was featured in a news article by FAPESP Agency! They made a cool video of interviews mixed with some of the videos we made of the laser scan data. Click here to read the news article with the video.     [Read More]