Formas projects granted which will use remote sensing

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The Swedish Research Council Formas has made a decision on the projects awarded money from their call ”Research on forest raw materials and biomass – sustainable primary production”. The application ”Data assimilation for supporting sustainable forestry” where Håkan Olsson was the main applicant (Göran Ståhl, Johan Sonesson, Anton Grafström, Johan Holmgren, Lars Wilhelmsson, & Eva… Fortsätt läsa Formas projects granted which will use remote sensing

Sentinel-2 has gone into orbit

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On the morning of June 23 (01.52 GMT) the Sentinel-2a satellite was successfully launched into orbit. You can read about the launch at the following website European Space Agency Sentinel-2 launch and more on Sentinel-2 on Wikipedia Sentinel-2. Photo: ESA–M. Pedoussaut, 2015 (from http://www.esa.int/spaceinimages/Images)  

Laser-based forest maps at SkogsElmia and SkogsNolia

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  Photo by Svante Larsson, Skogsstyrelsen. 4-6 juni och 11-13 juni kunde besökare på SkogsElmia och SkogsNolia titta på sin skog i de rikstäckande skogskartor som SLU och Skogsstyrelsen tagit fram. Kartorna, baserade på Lantmäteriets nationella laserskanning och Riksskogstaxeringens provytor, visar uppskattad volym, höjd, diameter, grundyta och biomassa. Data är fritt tillgängliga på www.skogsstyrelsen.se/skogligagrunddata. Skogsägare kan… Fortsätt läsa Laser-based forest maps at SkogsElmia and SkogsNolia