Forest Inventory, Yield, Valuation Services

 

Forest Yield Analysis

  • Yield Table Development.
  • Detailed Log Product Yield Analysis.
  • Yield analysis of MARVL, YTGEN, CRUISER, PLOTSAFE or custom datasets.
  • Standing timber sales (stumpage) yield analysis and valuation.

Forest Inventory Services

  • Pre-Harvest(PHI), Mid-Rotation(MRI), Early-Rotation (ERI), Pre-production Thinning Inventory and Tree Selection (PT).
  • Due Diligence Low Intensity Inventory
  • Permanent Sample Plots (PSP).
  • Carbon Monitoring Surveys (CMS) and MAF ETS Forest Measurement Approach (FMA).
  • Roadline Inventory and Field Survey.
  • Forest Inventory Planning – forest mapping, sample design and cost/benefit optimisation. 

Forest Yield Modelling Validation and Development

  • Tree Volume, Taper and Breakage Model Data Collection Development or/and Validation
  • Growth Model Development and Validation
  • Estate Modelling – Model development and optimisation, with expertise in model implementation within common software tools such as Tigermoth, Folpi or Remsoft’s Woodstock.

Out in Industry

Customer Feedback

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Edge Trees – An Important Consideration for Forest Inventory

When comparing edge trees with "normal" trees (found inside a stand) it becomes obvious they can be significantly different.  A generalisation is often that edge trees are shorter and fatter (greater taper) and also tend to have large branching. An...

Edge Plots: Walkthrough Mirage Alternative to the Plot Mirror Mirage Method in PlotSafe

Existing popular methods such as the "plot mirage method" (Schmid-Haas, 1969) for eliminating bias due to boundary overlap suffer some disadvantages in practical use; having to establish a duplicate plot outside the forest edge which might not always be possible...

Edge Plots – Forest Inventory Procedures Using PlotSafe

Before engaging staff in the field, an appropriate inventory planning step will save time and cost of the resulting forest inventory, as well as improve sample accuracy and precision. An element often missed when conduction forest inventories are dealing with forest...

Colourised LiDAR View of our Rotorua Head Office From Hovermap Backpack

#3D #pointcloud colourised view of our Rotorua Head Office as we put to work the #Hovermap #LiDAR from Emesent.  Our team were also out scanning a range of permanent sample plots, some of which were close to 50m tall #radiata pine. These were scanned in 3D from a walk...

Adding the Emesent Hovermap SLAM LiDAR Solution to our Services

We are proud to have recently purchased the Emesent #Hovermap #Hovermap #LiDAR simultaneous location and mapping #SLAM) solution to better serve our clients. This unit enhances our #forest #inventory, #drone #UAV and LiDAR services providing a glimpse that the future...

Operational Immersive Visualisation and Measurement of Dense Point Cloud Data in Forest Inventory

Interpine starts a new 2-year project working with Forest Wood Products Australia on operational immersive visualisation and measurement of dense point cloud data in forest inventory.   This new project extends on work started in 2016, and involves working alongside...

Juniper Allegro 3 under testing for use in Forestry

Our team are reviewing the latest Juniper Systems device for Forest Inventory, Conservation projects and Log Scaling operations. Juniper Allegro's have been a goto device for rugged forestry applications and it is great to have the latest version running Android out...

Development of 3D LiDAR Tree Feature Extraction for Forest Inventory Assessment

Wondering what the future of Forest Inventory looks like from Interpine? An example of Interpine's automated extraction of 3D tree profiles and measurement.  Shaping today's forests with the technology of tomorrow.   Want to find out more, reach out to our team and...

Managed Service for Infield Electronic Data Capture of Vegetation Data Collected by DOC

We are excited to be working with the Department of Conservation (DOC) on the development of a Managed Service for infield electronic data capture of vegetation data collected by DOC for the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) Land Use Carbon Analysis System (LUCAS)...

Webinar – Explore the Use of HoverMap LiDAR for Forest Inventory

Emesent Hovermap's versatility, ease of use and data quality are set to be a game-changer for forestry management. On Thursday the 14 of May we are teaming up with Emesent, to bring you a webinar focused on the applications of Hovermap for forestry resource inventory...

Frequently Asked Questions

Our standard operating procedures are focused on safe operation of any of our UAV craft. Pilots undergo rigorous training and certification to operate. Our craft are all fitted with emergency systems such as parachutes and autopilot return to home functionality for any loss of signal between the UAV and the pilot. In the event of an incident our public liability insurances are also endorsed for operating UAVs for all our operations.

We operate a range of normal RGB resolution cameras, as well as a thermal sensor and multispectral NIR.

If we didn't answer all of your questions, feel free to drop us a line anytime.

What Our Customers Are Saying

Don’t just take it from us, let our customers do the talking!

“The service Interpine provided us goes above and beyond what we asked of them. Our work has some unique requirements and their response to challenges encountered during the course of our work has been outstanding”

Nigel Searles

Planted Forest Senior Advisor, LUCAS Project, Ministry for the Environment

“Bruce and his team are excellent to deal with and have been able to deliver quality inventory data for Rayonier – this has been with tight ( and sometimes unreasonable) deadline pressure”

Hamish Fitzgerald

Resource Forester, Matariki Forests / Rayonier NZ

“We could not have done the project without the expertise of your consulting team backing up your inventory work, We don’t have that type of resource available and it is great to be able to call upon your team”

David Paul

Consultant, Indufor Pty Ltd