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Conference paper - Peer-reviewed, 2015

Individual tree properties from ALS data as input to habitat analysis in boreal forest

Lindberg, Eva; Roberge, Jean-Michel; Johansson, Therese; Hollaus, Markus; Holmgren, Johan; Hjältén, Joakim;

Abstract

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.

Keywords

canopy structure; forest age; biodiversity; species richness; LiDAR

Published in


Book title: Proceedings of SilviLaser 2015
Publisher: IGN, LIF

Conference


SilviLaser 2015 : 14th conference on Lidar Applications for Assessing and Managing Forest Ecosystems

Authors' information

Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Forest Resource Management
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Johansson, Therese (Löfroth, Therese)
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies
Hollaus, Markus
Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien)
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Forest Resource Management
Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Department of Wildlife, Fish and Environmental Studies

UKÄ Subject classification

Ecology
Remote Sensing

URI (permanent link to this page)

https://res.slu.se/id/publ/69038