SilviLaser 2017

October 10 - 12, 2017  *  Blacksburg, Virginia
Program - Preconference


Two Full-Day Workshops for October 9, 2017 (both have a $50 registration fee)

Workshop #1

Title: Generating area-based forest inventories using the LTK software for ArcGIS

Time: 8:30am - 4pm

Intended audience: Foresters who want to learn how to generate forest inventories based on the area-based approach

Needed resources: Participants should bring their own laptop and ArcGIS Desktop software

Instructors: Kevin Lim, Ph.D. and Greg McQuat, M.Sc.


Maximum enrollment:  15-20

Workshop #2

Title: Full-waveform Workshop

Time: 8:30am - 4pm

Intended audience: Students and early career faculty interested in applying full-waveform airborne lidar for vegetation and ground retrieval

Needed resources: Workshop will be conducting in a computer lab equipped with windows computers with R, Matlab, LASTools / Pulsetools, ENVI / IDL

Instructors: Some combination of or all of the following: Tristan Goulden, NEON-Battelle; Keith Krause, NEON-Battelle; Nayani Ilangkaoon, Boise State University; Lucas Spaete, Boise State University; Nancy Glenn, Boise State University


Maximum enrollment: 25

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