Crown typology and the identification of rain forest trees on large-scale aerial photographs

@article{Trichon2004CrownTA,
  title={Crown typology and the identification of rain forest trees on large-scale aerial photographs},
  author={Val{\'e}rie Trichon},
  journal={Plant Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={153},
  pages={301-312}
}
This paper assesses the potential of large-scale aerial photographs for the identification of rain forest trees. Colour slides at 1: 3000 scale were acquired in French Guiana, above the canopy of a 25 ha study site where trees had already been identified. Firstly, the stereoscopic analysis of photographic prints served to establish a typology of the crowns, based on seven main classes of criteria: crown size, crown status, crown contour, crown architecture, foliage cover, foliage texture and… CONTINUE READING

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