Multiplatform Mobile Laser Scanning (MLS)

Multiplatform Mobile Laser Scanning (MLS)

Mobile laser scanning is an emerging technology capable of capturing three-dimensional data from surrounding objects. With state-of-the-art sensors, the achieved point clouds capture object details with good accuracy and precision. Many of the applications involve...
Operational forest inventory since 2008/2010

Operational forest inventory since 2008/2010

Today, the standwise forest inventory in Finland is based on airborne laser scanning, the research of which was started by Juha Hyyppä in 1997 in Finland (profiling waveform radar signal of forests studied in 1987-1996). As a result of co-operation of J. Hyyppä and...
National Laser Scanning Finland and Sweden since 2008

National Laser Scanning Finland and Sweden since 2008

An increasing number of countries are applying airborne laser scanning (ALS) for national or statewide elevation modeling (e.g. The Netherlands, Switzerland, Finland, Sweden, Austria, Germany, US). In Finland, the technology was transferred from research done by...