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Evaluating error associated with lidar-derived DEM interpolation
Light detection and ranging (lidar) technology is capable of precisely measuring a variety of vegetation metrics, the estimates of which are usually based on relative heights above a digitalExpand
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The role of LiDAR in sustainable forest management
Forest characterization with light detection and ranging (LiDAR) data has recently garnered much scientific and operational attention. The number of forest inventory attributes that may be directlyExpand
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Lidar sampling for large-area forest characterization: A review
Abstract The ability to use digital remotely sensed data for forest inventory is often limited by the nature of the measures, which, with the exception of multi-angular or stereo observations, areExpand
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Estimation of standing dead tree class distributions in northwest coastal forests using lidar remote sensing
The amount and variability of living and dead wood in a forest stand are important indicators of forest biodiversity, as it relates to structural heterogeneity and habitat availability. In thisExpand
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Lidar plots — a new large-area data collection option: context, concepts, and case study
Forests are an important global resource, playing key roles in both the environment and the economy. The implementation of quality national monitoring programs is required for the generation ofExpand
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Regional mapping of vegetation structure for biodiversity monitoring using airborne lidar data
Abstract Vegetation structure is identified as an important biodiversity indicator providing the physical environment that generates, supports, and maintains forest biodiversity. Airborne lidarExpand
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Stability of Sample-Based Scanning-LiDAR-Derived Vegetation Metrics for Forest Monitoring
The objective of this paper is to gain insights into the reproducibility of light detection and ranging (LiDAR)-derived vegetation metrics for multiple acquisitions carried out on the same day, whereExpand
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Comparing patterns in forest stand structure following variable harvests using airborne laser scanning data
Abstract Understanding landscape patterns that result from natural disturbances in the mixedwood boreal forests of Canada is a critical precursor to advancing sustainable forestry practices andExpand
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Assessing differences in tree and stand structure following beetle infestation using lidar data
The current mountain pine beetle (Dendroctonus ponderosae Hopkins) infestation in British Columbia is the largest in recorded history and has caused unprecedented damage to the lodgepole pine (PinusExpand
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The influence of ground- and lidar-derived forest structure metrics on snow accumulation and ablation in disturbed forests
The current mountain pine beetle infestation in British Columbia's lodgepole pine forests has raised concerns about potential impacts on water resources. Changes in forest structure resulting fromExpand
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