Vegetation structure is important for measuring forest growth and the carbon cycle. Developed by the University of Salford and Halo Photonics Ltd, the Salford Advanced Laser Canopy Analyser (SALCA) is a unique multi-spectral, full waveform laser scanner using two wavelengths allowing distinction between leaves and woody material. This blog follows our research funded by the UK NERC and involving University of Newcastle, University College London and UK Forest Research.
Sunday, 15 June 2014
TLSIIG Salford 2014
The Terrestrial Laser Scanner International Interest Group (TLSIIG) meets at the University of Salford next week as part of the ongoing collaboration between groups in the UK, USA, Australia, Finland, Netherlands, and Belgium. Around 25 participants from 11 different research groups will meet to discuss progress on the TLS inter-comparison study in Brisbane in 2013. More later....