Forestry

Improve powerline vegetation management using UAV LiDAR

Posted on October 4, 2021 in Forestry, Research, Survey & mapping, and Vegetation management

This is the sixth in our series of forestry related case studies to demonstrate the superior capabilities of the Routescene UAV LiDAR system for forestry management use. This powerline vegetation... Read more

How UAV LiDAR technology is transforming operational forest management

Posted on August 17, 2021 in Forestry, Hazardous environments, and Research

UAV LiDAR use in forestry Point cloud data captured using UAV LiDAR continue to demonstrate their value in this forestry case study. The Digital Terrain Models (DTMs) created illustrated how... Read more

LiDAR forestry surveys to assist carbon reduction policies

Posted on July 14, 2021 in Forestry and Research

Forest canopy structure characterization using Routescene LiDAR drone system This LiDAR forestry case study with the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW-Madison), employed an Unoccupied Aerial System (UAS/ drone) with a LiDAR... Read more

Assessing vegetation to establish forest fire severity

Posted on May 21, 2021 in Forestry and Research

Using LiDAR UAV to understand the characteristics of forest fires Forest fires are becoming more common due to climate change and bring considerable ecological and economic loss. Understanding the characteristics... Read more

Mapping the Arctic tundra watershed using UAS LiDAR

Posted on November 25, 2020 in Forestry, Hazardous environments, and Research

  As permafrost warms in the Arctic, the landscape is undergoing rapid change, evidenced by vegetation shifts and the release of carbon dioxide and methane into the atmosphere, gases previously... Read more

Drone based LiDAR forest mapping protects Scottish woodland

Posted on July 1, 2020 in Forestry, Hazardous environments, and Survey & mapping

  The Routescene team have recently assisted Innovair, a Scottish based survey and inspection service company, to carry out forest mapping of an area managed by Forestry and Land Scotland.... Read more

LiDAR helps reveal radiation hotspots at Chernobyl

Posted on April 26, 2020 in Forestry, Hazardous environments, and Research

Routescene UAV LiDAR mapping technology helps create map of Chernobyl forest Over thirty years since the explosion at Chernobyl, a team of researchers have used the Routescene UAV LiDAR mapping... Read more

LiDAR Archaeology – Identifying 750 year old structures

Posted on August 6, 2019 in Archaeology and Forestry

Mapping the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument Crow Canyon Archaeology Center and the Canyons of the Ancients National Monument looked to map Sand Canyon an ancestral Pueblo site. They... Read more