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Summary of Proposal LAN0129

TitleForest Monitoring with TerraSAR-X in Baden-Württemberg – FoX
Investigator Breidenbach, Johannes - Forest Research Institute Baden-Württemberg (Forstliche Versuchs- und Forschungs, Biometrics and Informatics
Team Members
Prof. Dr. Kleusberg, Alfred - University Stuttgart, Institute for Navigation (INS)
Prof. Dr. Koch, Barbara - University Freiburg, Depature of Remotesensing and Landscape Information Systems (FeLis)
Prof. von Teuffel, Konstantin - Forstliche Versuchs- und Forschungsanstalt Baden-Württemberg, Depature of Remotesensing and Landscape Information Systems (FeLis)
SummaryThe objective of this project is to determine whether data obtained from the TerraSAR-X sensor can provide useful information to support forest inventory and FFH monitoring activities in the forestry sector. The project will evaluate the classification of various forest types according to the dominant tree species, as well as the differentiation of age-classes and stand structure, and the ability to successfully delineate stand borders.

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