Small, unmanned helicopters to measure the parameters for the forest inventory



Forest inventory: Unmanned helicopters on a data collection mission

October 3, 2016
Alpen-Adria-Universität Klagenfurt | Graz | Wien
In many forests, the collection of information pertaining to the wood remains neglected, due to a shortage of specially trained personnel, specific expertise, funding, or appropriate technology. A new project aims to put small, unmanned helicopters to work, measuring the parameters for the forest inventory.

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Published by

Willem Van Cotthem

Honorary Professor of Botany, University of Ghent (Belgium). Scientific Consultant for Desertification and Sustainable Development.