3 Keys to successful canopy penetration – RTL-400 delivers the trifecta

3 Keys to successful canopy penetration RedTail LiDAR System’s RTL-400 delivers the trifecta Summer is here and with it comes the challenge of creating accurate topographic maps under tree canopies. The adoption of drone based, 3D light detection and ranging – or LiDAR– is emerging as the “go-to” sensing technique to meet this challenge consistently, safely, and cost effectively. The […]

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Finding the Trees in the Canopy with Lidar at UNH

There are an estimated three trillion trees on the planet, and some people believe that one day we will be able to map and measure every one. Though this goal may still be far away, researchers at the University of New Hampshire have found that understanding the influence of forest structure may be the key to improving tree mapping capabilities. […]

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