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RIEGL VZ-2000i used for permanent forestry monitoring

By GeoConnexion - 12th April 2022 - 12:41

The RIEGL VZ-2000i Laser Scanner has been implemented by a team of scientists from the Finnish Geospatial Research Institute (FGI) of the National Land Survey of Finland (NLS) for a long-term forest monitoring project. The world’s first laser scanning station that continuously measures the small changes in a boreal forest, is in Finland and installed at the Hyytiälä forest research station maintained by the University of Helsinki. The RIEGL VZ-2000i Laser Scanner is so accurate, that it can detect even the new leaves and needles sprouting in the spring.

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