Category Archives: Forestry

Using LiDAR to Understand Drought Effects

This drought’s severity and extent was greater than any other drought that had occurred in the region during the previous 500 years Continue reading

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LiDAR Used to Quantify Carbon Stored in Hedgerows

Secondly, it also quantifies one of the key ecosystem services of hedgerows in taking up carbon dioxide and storing it as biomass. Continue reading

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LiDAR Used to Advance Forest Fire Research

Assessing the three dimensional vegetation structure is important in fire management. Continue reading

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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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