One-day Workshop “Technical challenges for REDD+ and some recent advances in MRV”

The Norwegian University of Life Sciences (NMBU) in collaboration with partner universities in Tanzania and partner institutions in Norway have recently concluded on more than four years of research and development on a broad specter of REDD+ issues in Tanzania. Monitoring of deforestation and capacity building in the field of forest monitoring have been significant parts of these activities.

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Use of Airborne Laser Scanner Data for Ecological Applications

Forest structure is important for analyses of ecological issues such as abundance of certain plant‐, animal‐ and insect species. Forest structure may be characterized to a high detail by airborne laser scanning. This was the background for the seminar held on the 23. June 2011 at the Department of ecology and natural resource management.

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