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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 some of the most promising distant sensing applied sciences to supply info for examine and operational functions in a variety of disciplines relating to administration of woodland ecosystems. This ebook presents a complete, cutting-edge overview of the learn and alertness of ALS in a vast variety of forest-related disciplines, in particular woodland stock and wooded area ecology. even if, this ebook is greater than only a selection of person contributions – it contains a well-composed combination of chapters facing basic methodological matters and contributions reviewing and illustrating using ALS inside a number of domain names of program. The reports supply a entire and targeted evaluation of contemporary examine and functions that researchers, scholars and practitioners in wooded area distant sensing and wooded area atmosphere overview may still ponder as an invaluable reference text.

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