Category Archives: Forestry

Laser Scanning a Swamp in Peru

The work is part of the Sustainable Wetlands Adaptation and Mitigation Program (SWAMP), a collaboration between CIFOR and the U.S. Forest Service. Continue reading

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Ecology and LiDAR

If you want to see the state-of-the-art you should watch this video. Continue reading

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Best Practices Guide for Use of LiDAR in Forest Inventory Applications

The best practices presented herein are based on more than 25 years of scientific research on the application of ALS data in forest inventory. Continue reading

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Panama’s Carbon in High Resolution

Short, but sweet video of how a carbon store map was created for Panama, in part by using LiDAR. Continue reading

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LiDAR and Vegetation Management

LiDAR and Vegetation Management Continue reading

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Vegetation Management and LiDAR

how LiDAR and other geospatial technologies were used in Colorado to address the Mountain Pine Beetle epidemic and its impact on transmission line corridors Continue reading

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Automated Multi-Scan Registration

In this research paper the authors explain their method for automatically registering multiple scans without the use of artificial targets for a forest plot. Continue reading

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LiDAR Research on the Rogue River

The project will ultimately help the BLM develop a method of analyzing LiDAR data for forest inventory and management. Continue reading

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LiDAR Forest Inventories and GIS

Chad St. Amand, GIS Manager of Tembec, Timmins, Forest Resource Management presents how using lidar can improve operational planning for forestry managers. Continue reading

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