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Using LiDAR to Quantify Effects of Climate Change

By Mike Ball / 15 Nov 2021

YellowScan Mapper UAV LiDAR sensor

YellowScan has released a case study detailing how its Mapper drone LiDAR sensor has been used to quantify the effects of climate change by documenting tree damage caused by the caterpillar of the gypsy moth, an invasive species that can devastate forest canopies.

Read the full case study on YellowScan’s website

The case study includes:

  • Photographic and point cloud data of an infested zone of forest in Vermont
  • Details of the drone solution, which consisted of a DJI Matrice 300 and the YellowScan Mapper, and the outputs generated
  • Advantages of the YellowScan Mapper LiDAR sensor for data capture in forest environments

To find out more about drone-based LiDAR scanning for forestry management and climate change data capture, read the full case study on YellowScan’s website.

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Posted by Mike Ball Mike Ball is our resident technical editor here at Unmanned Systems Technology. Combining his passion for teaching, advanced engineering and all things unmanned, Mike keeps a watchful eye over everything related to the unmanned technical sector. With over 10 years’ experience in the unmanned field and a degree in engineering, Mike’s been heading up our technical team here for the last 8 years. Connect & Contact