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3.08 Vegetation Structure (LiDAR)

  title={3.08 Vegetation Structure (LiDAR)},
  author={Martin van Leeuwen},
Advances in remote sensing technology since the mid-2000s have drastically increased the potential to acquire traditional forest inventory variables as well as information about the effects of forest canopy structure on radiative transfer, and its implications for tree and ecosystem physiology. Light detection and ranging (LiDAR) has provided means to record in high-resolution (cmscale), the three-dimensional (3D) structure of the canopy, including height and leaf area density and in certain… 

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