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Conducting Tree Nursery Seedling Inventories Using Drones

Conducting Tree Nursery Seedling Inventories Using Drones

Have You Got Enough Trees in Your Tree Nursery for this Planting Seasons Orders? Interpine continues to fly its drones for forest nursery owners to provide a complete inventory of the seedlings in stock.   While traditional approaches have been based on sampling the...

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New Forest Scanning Systems Tested

New Forest Scanning Systems Tested

For the love of #trees, our teams love of #Environment #Forestry and #LiDAR combine with our recent work to step up virtual #forest #inventory with new scanning systems and analysis techniques. Our team continues to innovate in the assessment of...

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Changing Forest Inventory as we know it!

Changing Forest Inventory as we know it!

Our Director, David Herries recently spoke at ForestTech 2019 in both Melbourne and Rotorua. He covered how technology is changing the way Forest Inventory and Tree Assessment is being done. This short clip provides an example of the virtual reality systems which are...

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3D LiDAR Terrain Model Carved from Laminated Wood

3D LiDAR Terrain Model Carved from Laminated Wood

Visualising LiDAR 3D Terrain Models in Wood.  Thanks to some teamwork with Scion wood lab our team recently provided a client with a LiDAR-derived 3D terrain model carved from laminated wood. This unique way of visualising a landscape doubles the meaning of using...

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Deriving DTM using Machine Learning from Drone SFM 3D Models

Deriving DTM using Machine Learning from Drone SFM 3D Models

Another look at some of our offices for the day. This time our professional CAA 102 certified #UAV #drone teams completing an aerial survey of a forest area to be replanted over the winter. Providing updated #DTM using #machinelearning for deriving terrain models...

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Latest Forest Industry Drone Pilots Ready for Flight

Latest Forest Industry Drone Pilots Ready for Flight

Another group of 13 #foresters completing their #drone introductory wings badge CAR101 course with our #UAV team and Massey School of Aviation this week. Great to see adoption of drone technology as a tool and the forestry industry leading by example and adopting best...

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Hosting a Precision Ag Tour Group from Malaysia

Hosting a Precision Ag Tour Group from Malaysia

We had a group from a Precision Agricultural Study Tour: New Zealand Series 2019. The group from Malaysia, travelling with Professor Ian Yule from PlantTech got insights into our work with Airborne LiDAR, and the use of drones in the forest industry. Thanks to Susana...

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3D Modelling Forest for Harvesting Productivity Studies

3D Modelling Forest for Harvesting Productivity Studies

An example of structure from motion modelling of a forest just prior to harvest. This is a 3D point cloud generated from drone / UAV camera imagery, which is then used in studying the efficiency and productivity of harvesting operations. It is hard to step back and...

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