Top cited paper by Dr. Harri Kaartinen

A publication by Dr. Harri Kaartinen and his team is the top cited paper in the Remote Sensing journal in years 2012-2014. The article An International Comparison of Individual Tree Detection and Extraction Using Airborne Laser Scanning is based on the work the project “Tree Extraction” coordinated by CoE-LaSR researchers and organized by EuroSDR (European Spatial data Research) and ISPRS (International Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing). The purpose of the project was to evaluate the quality, accuracy, and feasibility of automatic tree extraction methods, mainly based on laser scanner data.

Taksaattoriklubi-seminar

CoE-LaSR forestry research and activities were presented on 4th November in a seminar “Laserkeilauksen huippuyksikkö ja moderni metsänarviointi” organised by Taksaattoriklubi in Paikkatietomarkkinat (Seminar in Finnish). According to the visitor feedback, the content of the CoE-LaSR seminar was the most interesting in the Fair. (See the program here).

Sensei – UAV

Sensei, an early unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) -based laser scanner developed at FGI that has contributed significantly to the emerging mini-UAV laser scanner field, is presented in GEO informatics December issue 8/2013. Read more (page 20).