Many study areas, located along the whole alpine space, are considered in the project. This diversity in forest and topography contexts will make it possible to test the robustness of the methods developped within the project.
The study areas in France are located in the Franche-Comté and Rhône-Alpes regions. In Rhône-Alpes, four areas where LiDAR data were previously acquired by Cemagref/Irstea will be considered Chablais (Haute-Savoie, 100 km²) Chamonix valley (Haute-Savoie, 100 km²) Arlysère (Savoie et Isère: Beaufortain, Tamié and Grésy, total 100 km²) Quatre montagnes (Vercors isérois, 50 km²) The …
The study areas in Slovenia are Leskova dolina and Begunjščica The data of this test site is described in the document Available Data at SFS.