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Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Roberto Ferrara; Andrea Ventura; Bachisio Arca; Michele Salis; Angelo Arca; Pierpaolo Masia; Stefano Arrizza; Pierpaolo Duce; Grazia Pellizzaro
Publication Date: 2022

The definition of the structural parameters of forest vegetation and trees provides useful information for different environmental applications. A precise description of the forest structure is particularly important for fire hazard mitigation planning because it allows for the correct management and planning of fire prevention measures.

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Citation: Ferrara, Roberto; Ventura, Andrea; Arca, Bachisio; Salis, Michele; Arca, Angelo; Masia, Pierpaolo; Arrizza, Stefano; Duce, Pierpaolo; Pellizzaro, Grazia. 2022. Characterization of the canopy in Mediterranean forest stands by terrestrial laser scanning. Environmental Sciences Proceedings 17(1):78.

Cataloging Information

  • forest inventory
  • forest structure
  • Italy
  • point clouds
  • proximal sensing
  • segmentation
  • trees
  • wood volume
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FRAMES Record Number: 67499