Canadian Forest Service Publications

Practical applications of remote sensing to timber inventory. Proceedings of a Workshop held September 26-28, 1979, in Edmonton, Alberta. 1980. Kirby, C.L.; Hall, R.J., Compilers. Environment Canada, Canadian Forestry Service, Northern Forest Research Centre, Edmonton, Alberta. Information Report NOR-X-224. 162 p.

Year: 1980

Issued by: Northern Forestry Centre

Catalog ID: 11855

Language: English

Series: Information Report (NoFC - Edmonton)

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Abstract

A workshop was held to review new remote sensing technology being applied to forestry by private, provincial, and federal agencies in Canada. Papers were presented on satellite image classification, large-scale photo sampling, sampling designs, computer applications in mapping and information systems, and the problems of technology transfer. In addition, a joint meeting was held by Canadian Institute of Forestry working groups for remote sensing, forest inventory, and biometrics, and two papers contributed at this session are included in the proceedings.