Johan Holmgren was the main applicant for a grant which was awarded 1 million SEK from the Hildur and Sven Wingquist Foundation for Forest Science Research to be carried out in 2015. The project will aim to develop new systems for future forestry techniques and demonstrate how forest parameter estimations from airborne sensors can be… Fortsätt läsa Hildur & Sven Wingquist grant awarded
Today I was doing some first analyzes of our latest airborne LiDAR acquisition in Remningstorp. I found a few cool stuffs in the visual checks of the data. The screen shot above shows a group of sheeps grazing on a field.
The first of Ljungbergslabbets three multirotors is now flying. The hexacopter is built of a Tarot T810 frame and 3DR Pixhawk autopilot. The rest of the parts are designed with the goal of flying well with a total weight of 7kg. At the moment we have equipped the copter with a camera for image matching,… Fortsätt läsa UAV flights
The Royal Swedish Academy of Agriculture and Forestry (Kungliga Skogs- och Lantbruksakademiens or KSLA) has selected the 2015 recipients of prizes and awards for meritorious accomplishments within academia. Among these is TeknD Eva Lindberg, who received the prize for an outstanding PhD dissertation. Her dissertation was titlted ”Estimation of Canopy Structure and Individual Trees from Laser Scanning… Fortsätt läsa Eva Lindberg receives KSLA prize for her PhD dissertation
Henrik Persson successfully defended his doctoral dissertation titled ”Estimation of forest parameters using 3D satellite data – Stereogrammetry, radargrammetry and interferometry” on the 12th of December. His opponent was Professor Svein Solberg, from the Norsk institutt for skog og landskap. Henrik’s thesis focused on using different types of three-dimensional (3D) satellite data sources to accurately estimate forest… Fortsätt läsa Henrik Persson defended his PhD dissertation 12 December
In the recent annual calls from the Swedish National Space Board (Rymdstyrelsen), two proposals were funded where a member from the Section was the main applicant. Johan Fransson received a grant for the research project ”Retrieval of forest biomass and biomass change with spaceborne SAR” which will run from 2015-16. The objective of the research project is… Fortsätt läsa Projects granted by the Swedish National Space Board
The swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter wrote an article about drones last Sunday. The article can be found on DN’s webpage: http://www.dn.se/nyheter/vetenskap/dronare-och-forarlosa-ubatar-hjalper-forskarna-att-forsta In the last sentences you can read about our new remote sensing lab, Ljungbergslaboratoriet.
On Wednesday the 26th of November, PhD student Henrik Persson nailed his dissertation to the wooden plank. This is a tradition where the actual paper copy of a ready-to-defend dissertation is nailed to a plank for all to see, and celebrated with some cake afterwards. His dissertation is titled ”Estimation of Forest Parameters Using 3D… Fortsätt läsa Henrik Persson ”nails” his dissertation
Today Jonathan Dash from the Forest Research Institute of Scion in New Zealand (www.scionresearch.com) arrived for a visit. He’s here to learn about the forest assessment work our group is doing with airborne LiDAR, lower cost alternatives to LiDAR (such as point clouds from image matching), terrestrial laser scanning, and UAVs. The exchange is mutual,… Fortsätt läsa Visit from New Zealand
On the 23rd of October, the opening ceremony and open house was held at the new remote sensing lab, Ljungbergslaboratoriet. The lab includes top modern remote sensing equipment such as a terrestrial laser scanner, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) equipped with cameras and state of the art computers for processing 3D point clouds. The lab will… Fortsätt läsa Opening of Ljungbergslaboratoriet