Endre Hofstad Hansen successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Estimation of biomass in tropical rainforest using airborne laser scanning”, on October 30, 2015.
Ernest William Mauya successfully defended his doctoral thesis, “Methods for estimating volume, biomass and tree species diversity using field inventory and airborne laser scanning in the tropical forests of Tanzania”, on October 28, 2015.
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.
Tanzania project title: Enhancing the measuring, reporting and verification (MRV) of forest in Tanzania through the application of advanced remote sensing techniques Continue reading
Deforestation and forest degradation is identified as one of the most important sources of anthropogenic CO2 in the atmosphere. At the same time forests are capable of offsetting large amounts of carbon, and better forest management is one of the solutions to the worlds climate problem. Continue reading