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Fast Automatic Precision Tree Models from Terrestrial Laser Scanner Data

Pasi Raumonen, Mikko Kaasalainen, Markku Åkerblom, Sanna Kaasalainen, Harri Kaartinen, Mikko Vastaranta, Markus Holopainen, Mathias Disney, Philip Lewis
2013 Remote Sensing  
The approach is validated using both measured and modeled terrestrial laser scanner data from real trees and detailed 3D models.  ...  This paper presents a new method for constructing quickly and automatically precision tree models from point clouds of the trunk and branches obtained by terrestrial laser scanning.  ...  remote sensing: hyperspectral laser in environmental change detection, and the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Inverse Problems Research.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs5020491 fatcat:cit2f4ggozewfbelvfmnifjhtu

Applicability of 3D laser scanning in precision horticulture

J. Tamás, P. Riczu, G. Nagy, A. Nagy, T. Jancsó, J. Nyéki, Z. Szabó
2011 International journal of horticultural science  
Horticultural applicability of terrestrial laser scanning technique is a new innovation in the precision agriculture.  ...  In this article the measuring principle, the parameters and horticulture applicability of the terrestrial laser scanner are presented.  ...  Acknowledgment The laser scanning was provided by the University of West-Hungary, Faculty of Geoinformatics.  ... 
doi:10.31421/ijhs/17/4-5/969 fatcat:ve4tfrpvubbppor43b6ffgcysa

Applications Of Terrestrial Laser Scanning And GIS In Forest Inventory

Cătălina Cristea, Andreea Florina Jocea
2015 Journal of Applied Engineering Sciences  
In this paper will be presented the utilization of terrestrial 3D laser scanner and GIS technologies in forestry inventory.  ...  acquisition, data processing, data analysis and data management.  ...  Almost the same amount of data as in the LiDAR case can be obtained by using a Terrestrial Laser Scanner.  ... 
doi:10.1515/jaes-2015-0016 fatcat:kgfc4gvtvva4vpxiltotuntbje

The integration of the terrestrial and airborne laser scanning technologies in the semi-automated process of retrieving selected trees and forest stand parameters / Integração das tecnologias terrestre e aerotransportada de scanner laser no processo semi-automático de recuperação de árvores selecionadas e de parâmetros de povoamentos florestais

Piotr Wezyk
2012 Ambiência  
The modern multifunctional forestry models requires more and more: dens and accurate data to deliver as fast as possible the precise information on the amount of wood stock or other selected forest stand  ...  The TLS technology is very precise and fast but is limited to relatively small areas like forest inventory plot. The ALS is more focused on wide-area data collection.  ...  Airborne Laser Scanning ALS data were obtained with scanner REIALS data were obtained with scanner REIGL LMS-Q560 in September 2006 from the Eurocopter (Milan Flug; Germany), at the height 450 m over the  ... 
doi:10.5777/ambiencia.2012.04.08 fatcat:vqm3aj77kbcvnofdtd3kickodq

Obtaining the three-dimensional structure of tree orchards from remote 2D terrestrial LIDAR scanning

Joan R. Rosell, Jordi Llorens, Ricardo Sanz, Jaume Arnó, Manel Ribes-Dasi, Joan Masip, Alexandre Escolà, Ferran Camp, Francesc Solanelles, Felip Gràcia, Emilio Gil, Luis Val (+2 others)
2009 Agricultural and Forest Meteorology  
For some selected trees, the correlation coefficient obtained between manually 42 measured volumes and those obtained from the 3D LIDAR models was as high as 0.976. 43 3 44 45  ...  model obtained from the developed system with respect to the real 41 structure.  ...  Automatic reconstruction of single trees 531 from terrestrial laser scanned data.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.agrformet.2009.04.008 fatcat:aszlbgkm6jaqlo52vru2p635be

Detecting Changes in Forest Structure over Time with Bi-Temporal Terrestrial Laser Scanning Data

Xinlian Liang, Juha Hyyppä, Harri Kaartinen, Markus Holopainen, Timo Melkas
2012 ISPRS International Journal of Geo-Information  
The present study demonstrated that 90 percent of tree stem changes could be automatically located from single-scan TLS data. These changes accounted for 92 percent of the changed basal area.  ...  Terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) has been demonstrated to be a promising method in forestry field inventories.  ...  The Academy of Finland is acknowledged for its financial support (project "Science and Technology Towards Precision Forestry").  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijgi1030242 fatcat:b6syb4mkzze3loy6ykbbqrmrba

Tree stems from terrestrial laser scanner measurements

Andres Kuusk, Mait Lang, Silja Märdla, Jan Pisek
2015 Metsanduslikud Uurimused  
Terrestrial laser scanner (TLS) measurements were carried out in mature birch, pine, and spruce stands in Järvselja, Estonia. The structure of stands has been previously studied.  ...  A simple special clustering procedure is developed for automatic detection of stem positions and estimation of tree stem dimensions from the TLS point cloud.  ...  The increase in the stem diameter is accounted for by stem growth models (Tappo, 1982) . Instruments Laser data were collected using a terrestrial laser scanner Leica ScanStation C10.  ... 
doi:10.1515/fsmu-2015-0008 fatcat:ulv2h3buyrgtzl4hz77uox6uf4

Automatic Estimation of Tree Position and Stem Diameter Using a Moving Terrestrial Laser Scanner

Ivar Oveland, Marius Hauglin, Terje Gobakken, Erik Næsset, Ivar Maalen-Johansen
2017 Remote Sensing  
The method divides the laser measurements into limited time intervals determined by the laser scan rotation. Tree positions and DBH are then automatically extracted from each laser scan rotation.  ...  In a small reference data set from a single field plot consisting of 18 trees, it was found that 14 were automatically identified by this method.  ...  The VLP16 from Velodyne [37] was used as the terrestrial laser scanner. This instrument can be referred to as a low-cost laser scanner compared to traditional TLS systems.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs9040350 fatcat:ify24npkwnhshdfna22uhd2qta

Application of terrestrial laser scanning in forest inventory – an overview of selected issues

Grzegorz Krok, Bartłomiej Kraszewski, Krzysztof Stereńczak
2020 Forest Research Papers  
The most accurate source of remote sensing data at the level of the sample plot is terrestrial laser scanning (TLS). Its use in forest inventory has been studied for about two decades.  ...  This article furthermore discusses issues such as TLS data acquisition, data processing and presents results for the estimation of tree biometric features.  ...  The first terrestrial laser scanner was introduced in 1998 ( Liang et al. 2016) .  ... 
doi:10.2478/frp-2020-0021 fatcat:i7tnlvlzmnc3bkhqddurzlr7tu

Application And Statistical Analysis Of Terrestrial Laser Scanning And Forest Growth Simulations To Determine Selected Characteristics Of Douglas-Fir Stands

Jakob Weiss
2009 Zenodo  
In times of forest staff reduction and amalgamation of forest districts, terrestrial laser scanning (TLS) could evolve as a fast, efficient and automatic tool for the determination of basic inventory parameters  ...  The results of the study suggest that the precision of the dbh measured from the laser scan point cloud return is sufficient.  ...  The technical data of the scanner, taken from FARO (2009) Multiple repetitions were conducted in all three plots in order to assess the precision of the laser scanner.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.30883 fatcat:mqd3h4j4hfhq7p4cvtdyko2q5u

Detecting Forest Road Wearing Course Damage Using Different Methods of Remote Sensing

Petr Hrůza, Tomáš Mikita, Nataliya Tyagur, Zdenek Krejza, Miloš Cibulka, Andrea Procházková, Zdeněk Patočka
2018 Remote Sensing  
The differences calculated between particular models and geodetic measurements show that close range photogrammetry achieved an RMSE of 0.0110 m and the RMSE of terrestrial laser scanning was 0.0243 m.  ...  By contrast, mobile laser scanning with an RMSE of 0.3167 m does not reach the required precision for the damage detection of forest roads due to the vegetation that affects the precision of the measurements  ...  N.T. and Z.K. carried out mobile laser scanning and processed the data. M.C. carried out terrestrial laser scanning and processed the data.  ... 
doi:10.3390/rs10040492 fatcat:ndh6c4qrc5d4lkuqs373i76jou

Laser Scanner Applications in Forest and Environmental Sciences

Francesco Pirotti
2012 Italian Journal of Remote Sensing  
Potential forest-related information can be obtained from processing data obtained from laser scanning sensors making this technology extremely useful for forest management and environmental assessment  ...  Correct utilization of laser scanner data can lead to the assessment of many characteristics usually obtained by ground surveys.  ...  Figure 2 - 2 Examples of results from terrestrial laser scanner of single trees. Measurements are possible directly from the points (from Lingua and Pirotti [2009] -courtesy of CIRGEO).  ... 
doi:10.5721/itjrs20124419 fatcat:equ227tfjrcydmmqc3t32c6kim

Automated Low-cost Terrestrial Laser Scanner for Measuring Diameters at Breast Height and Heights of Forest Trees [article]

Pei Wang, Guochao Bu, Ronghao Li, Rui Zhao
2017 arXiv   pre-print
Terrestrial laser scanner is a kind of fast, high-precision data acquisition device, which had been more and more applied to the research areas of forest inventory.  ...  In this study, a kind of automated low-cost terrestrial laser scanner was designed and implemented based on a two-dimensional laser radar sensor SICK LMS-511 and a stepper motor.  ...  Guochao Bu: hardware design, algorithm development, field measurement, and data analysis. Ronghao Li: field measurement and data analysis. Rui Zhao: data analysis.  ... 
arXiv:1702.02235v2 fatcat:x2hl73rn4vevjd6vo6ltfs7d6e

A LiDAR-Based System to Assess Poplar Biomass

D. Andújar, A. Escolà, J. R. Rosell-Polo, R. Sanz, V. Rueda-Ayala, C. Fernández-Quintanilla, A. Ribeiro, J. Dorado
2016 Gesunde Pflanzen  
Schlüsselwörter: Energiepflanzen, Abschätzung der Produktivität, terrestrische LiDAR-Sensor, Pflanzenstruktur A data collection system was setup with a laser scanner model LMS-111 (SICK AG, Germany).  ...  The acquired data was processed statistically to identify the system capabilities for tree height and biomass estimation. Actual parameters were compared with those coming from the models created.  ...  The laser automatically scans and rotates to produce a point cloud. Each data point consists of x, y and z coordinates of the assessed surface.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s10343-016-0369-1 fatcat:c57zyqdzlbdknbcofrjqi5q5xa

Automated low-cost terrestrial laser scanner for measuring diameters at breast height and heights of plantation trees

Pei Wang, Ronghao Li, Guochao Bu, Rui Zhao, Dusan Gomory
2019 PLoS ONE  
A terrestrial laser scanner is a fast, high-precision data acquisition device, which has been applied more and more to the research area of forest inventory.  ...  In this study, a type of automated low-cost terrestrial laser scanner was designed and implemented based on a SICK LMS-511 two-dimensional laser scanning sensor and a stepper motor.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors gratefully acknowledge the Fundamental Research Funds for the Central Universities (Nos. 2015ZCQ-LY-02 and YX2015-08) and the financial support from the Beijing Natural Science  ... 
doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0209888 pmid:30653532 pmcid:PMC6336300 fatcat:hm43t253hvh43inefxexabucz4
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