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WP5 – Forest accessibility

After the identification of forest resources, the second step of an efficient forest management is to evaluate the accessibility of these resources. In mountain area topography is the main constraint to a technical and economically efficient harvesting. This WP will demonstrate how to use topographic LiDAR data in geographic information systems (GIS) for an optimal …

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WP4 – Forest resources & LiDAR

Recent developments in LiDAR technology, combined to other available data sources (aerial photographs, aerial photo series by UAVs,…), are now allowing a precise mapping of mountain forest resource volumes and qualities. Integrating this technology will provide an innovative response to the challenges of a precise and robust knowledge on the available growing stocks. The objective …

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