Individual tree properties from ALS data as input to habitat analysis in boreal forestLindberg, Eva; Roberge, Jean-Michel; Johansson, Therese; Hollaus, Markus; Holmgren, Johan; Hjältén, Joakim;
This study shows examples of detailed analysis of forest canopy from ALS data with potential use as input to habitat analysis in forests. This includes delineation of individual tree crowns and analysis of the distribution of tree heights and the tree species composition.
canopy structure; forest age; biodiversity; species richness; LiDAR
Book title: Proceedings of SilviLaser 2015
Publisher: IGN, LIF
SilviLaser 2015 : 14th conference on Lidar Applications for Assessing and Managing Forest Ecosystems
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