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xyHt Weekly News Links: 10/16/2020

How UAVs Make a Difference in Modern ForestryNew Topcon Robotic Total StationEarth Define Maps U.S. TreesNASA to Study Trees Impact on Remote SensingHxGN Content Program delivers airborne DSM to the Federal Agency for Cartography and Geodesy (BKG)Ronda Schrenk to Serve as USGIF Foundation CEO

Lidar for Forestry

Above: Lidar-derived tree crowns and maximum tree-top heights are overlaid on a 20cm orthophoto. Vector-based products allow for a transition from the point cloud to GIS. A forester’s guide to understanding lidar topics, from upfront data-acquisition costs to business benefits to the path from research to operationalization. Although many lidar industry insiders never imagined the...