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BCAL will be at ESA!

Come check out our talks and posters at ESA in Portland! 1. Remote sensing from leaf to landscape – Nancy Glenn – 2.30 pm August 7th – Session OOS2 https://eco.confex.com/eco/2017/webprogram/Session12870.html 2. Mapping Vegetation Biodiversity of Semi-Arid Ecosystems Using Hyperspectral Remote … (Read More) BCAL will be at ESA!

MS Student Ann Marie wins 2nd place poster award!

Ann Marie Raymondi won 2nd place research poster award at the Great Basin Native Plant Project and Society for Ecological Restoration Great Basin Chapter’s 2016 annual meeting. Her research poster was titled “Sagebrush-steppe vegetation on the Snake River Plain: assessing … (Read More) MS Student Ann Marie wins 2nd place poster award!

Biomass estimation using full-waveform TLS

BCAL is developing methods to estimate biomass of sagebrush and western juniper (Juniperus occidentalis var. occidentalis Hook) at the individual shrub/tree level. 3D point cloud data from a full-waveform terrestrial laser scanner (TLS) are used, along with data processing techniques for the biomass estimates. Sixteen … (Read More) Biomass estimation using full-waveform TLS