NEWFOR (NEW technologies for a better mountain FORest timber mobilization) is a research project funded by the alpine space programme. It brings together 14 institutes of the 6 countries of the alpine space with the aim of improving forest timber evaluation and mobilisation. The project considers the whole wood supply chain, from forests to wood yards, with a particular emphasis on new remote sensing technologies and geographical information systems. The project has begun in september 2011 for a 3 years duration.
The Slovenian-speaking mid-term conference of the project NEWFOR was organized by Slovenian Forestry Institute (SFI) in cooperation with Slovenia Forest Service in Ljubljana, Slovenia, on Oct. 29th. Conference hall of SFI was filling up at least 50 persons attended the meeting, including forest operators and managers, local and national public authorities, forest engineers and representatives …View full post
The work “Evaluation of forest growing stock accessibility for harvesting systems using LiDAR data” conducted in the NEWFOR test site Altopiano di Asiago have been presented from PP10 (TeSAF) at the Precision Forestry Symposium that have been held in Stellenbosch (South Africa) from the 3 – 5 March 2014. The presentation can be downloaded here: …View full post