Mapping forest age using National Forest Inventory, airborne laser scanning, and Sentinel-2 data

@article{Schumacher2020MappingFA,
  title={Mapping forest age using National Forest Inventory, airborne laser scanning, and Sentinel-2 data},
  author={Johannes Schumacher and Marius Hauglin and Rasmus Astrup and Johannes Breidenbach},
  journal={Forest Ecosystems},
  year={2020},
  volume={7},
  pages={1-14}
}
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