Laser Scanning & Restoring Damaged Cultural Treasures
Laser Scanning Can Help Restore Damaged Cultural Treasures
Notre Dame, Laser Scanning, Andrew Tallon, Vassar, National Geographic, Leica
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Laser Scanning & Restoring Damaged Cultural Treasures

Atlantic article about Notre Dame laser scanning
Atlantic article about Notre Dame laser scanning

The recent devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral has once again brought to light how laser scanning may assist in the restoration of damaged cultural treasures. Drs. Andrew J. Tallon and Paul S. Blaer began an extensive scan of the cathedral in 2010 and this undertaking provides another level of visual understanding beyond photographs and drawings. Visit this National Geographic site to examine their pioneering laser scanning research.

Here are several articles in The Atlantic, Fortune, Wired, and ZDNet that address their work and potential to assist in the restoration of this iconic structure.