Forestry Applications of Airborne Laser Scanning: Concepts by Matti Maltamo,Erik Næsset,Jari Vauhkonen

By Matti Maltamo,Erik Næsset,Jari Vauhkonen

Airborne laser scanning (ALS) has emerged as probably the most promising distant sensing applied sciences to supply information for learn and operational functions in quite a lot of disciplines on the topic of administration of wooded area ecosystems. This e-book presents a entire, cutting-edge overview of the learn and alertness of ALS in a extensive variety of forest-related disciplines, particularly wooded area stock and woodland ecology. despite the fact that, this publication is greater than only a selection of person contributions – it comprises a well-composed mixture of chapters facing primary methodological matters and contributions reviewing and illustrating using ALS inside a number of domain names of program. The studies supply a finished and particular review of modern study and purposes that researchers, scholars and practitioners in wooded area distant sensing and wooded area surroundings evaluate may still think about as an invaluable reference text.

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