Accurate 3D mapping can only be achieved via aerial drone surveying that generates imagery data and can penetrate vegetation
Discover how our UAV LiDAR solutions can help you performing your work better.
Easy-to-use even by non-surveying professionals: you don’t rely on third-party experts or pilots
Freedom of surveying
Quick, light and easy mobilization: whole system can be carried in car trunk or airplane luggage
Rugged & Reliable
Compatible with most difficult field conditions (extreme temperatures, humidity, vibrations, dust…)
Affordable exploration of limited areas (much cheaper than classical airborne LiDAR)
Higher accuracy of biomass estimation, under canopy layer and ground modelisation.
Because the YellowScan can fly lower and slower than a standard airborne LiDAR, it provides a higher point density and more echoes under the canopy. This leads to a better classification of trees, a more accurate modelling of the canopy layers and ground topography. Thus, biomass estimation is more accurate.
Regardless if it’s a commercial or governmental activity, forest management requires data on forest to make proper decisions. Even if photogrammetry can be useful for tree species identification, it is not accurate for inside-canopy information and cannot give a precise information about DTM under dense vegetation. Hence, it cannot provide a reliable tree height measurement.
UAV Survey of a forest – LiDAR explained
This video is a presentation by Dr Antoine Cottin, CTO of Carbomap.
Antoine explains very clearly how LIDAR technology works and its forrest management applications.
Forest Management: “Measuring tree heights on small scale areas in order to evaluate the forest’s state and productive areas”
Tree Growth Detection using UAV LiDAR
Tree growth detection methods compared: TLS / Photogrammetry / UAV LiDAR