Advanced Forest Technologies


  • EVEOSD Partnering Agencies
  • SEIDAM Partnering Agencies

AFT Partners:

  • Pacific Forestry Centre (Natural Resources Canada)
  • Applied Information Systems Research Program (NASA, USA)
  • Strategic Technologies Branch (Industry Canada)
  • Resources Inventory Branch (B.C. Ministry of Forests)
  • Geographic Data BC Branch (B.C. Ministry of Environment, Lands, and Parks)
  • Royal Institute of Technology(Stockholm, Sweden)
  • MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA)
  • University of Victoria
  • University of British Columbia
  • University of Ottawa

Other groups interacting with the AFT Program

Federal departments and agencies:

  • Canada Centre for Mapping and Earth Observation (formerly Canada Centre for Remote Sensing)
  • Geological Survey of Canada (Natural Resources Canada)
  • Industry Canada
  • Agriculture Canada
  • Foreign Affairs and International Trade

B.C. Provincial Government Ministries and Agencies:

  • Forests
  • Environment, Lands and Parks
  • Transportation and Highways
  • Science Council
  • Advanced Education and Training
  • Ministry of Management Services

Technology sector:

  • MacDonald Dettwiler (MDA)
  • ESRI
  • PCI
  • Hegyi GeoTechnologies International Inc. (HGI)
  • Computer Associates (Ingres)
  • Oracle
  • Quintus
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation

Forest companies and Water Districts:

  • Weyerhaeuser
  • Tembec Inc
  • Interfor
  • Greater Victoria Watershed District


  • US Forest Service
  • European Economic Community's Joint Research Centre at Ispra, Italy
  • Royal Institute of Technology(Stockholm, Sweden)
  • National Space Development Agency of Japan (NASDA)
  • Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries of Japan (MAFF )
  • China

Project status

  • On-going