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Old chestnut tree visualized in detail using 3D laser scanning

Non-destructive biomass estimates are usually done through allometric models based on tree diameter and height. These models are not always accurate. Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning, individual trees and dead wood can be measured more accurately.

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Good research arises from good networks

CAVELab's Associate Professor and ERC Starting Grant awardee Kim Calders will provide expertise to Finland's Flagship Programme UNITE (UEF), but he’s also drawn to Joensuu by a long-standing friendship (Text Maj Vuorre; Photo Varpu Heiskanen)

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Soil survey of reforestation sites in the Ecuadorian Andes

A team of Cuenca University and Ghent University set out in the North-Western slopes of the Ecuadorian Andes to visit reforestation sites during two weeks in February.

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Digital twins for understanding forest disturbances and recovery from space

Prof. Kim Calders is one of the 397 early-career researchers that won a European Research Council (ERC) Starting Grant with his project SPACETWIN.

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High level DRC government official visits the CongoFlux site

Isofys-Cavelab welcomes the first visit of a DRC minister to the CongoFlux site.

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Upscaling of Terrestrial Laser Scanning through Fusion with Remote Sensing Data

The research of Cavelab's Louise Terryn was featured in GIM International, an independent and high-quality information source for the global geomatics industry

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Terrestrial Laser Scanning to help assess forest biodiversity and ecosystem functioning

This summer, a team led by Kim Calders and Mengxi Wang of CAVELab collaborated with researchers from FornaLab in the FORBIO experiment.

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Trees in Ghent counted for the first time

Ghent has a total of 262.863 trees that are at least 4 meters tall. This information is important in the strategy against climate change (article in Dutch)

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First field campaign of Marc Peaucelle’s MSCA fellowship “LEAF to Terrestrial Biosphere Model” (LEAF2TBM)

On the 8th of June 2021, a team from CAVELab-ISOFYS departed for the Democratic Republic of Congo where they will install two permanent monitoring plots in the equatorial rainforest of the Congo Basin.

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