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Assessing forest disturbance and recovery with spatial and temporal structural morphology

Assessing forest disturbance and recovery with spatial and temporal structural morphology

Principal Investigator: Tarmo Remmel.

Funding: NSERC Discovery Grant.

Term: 2021-2026.

The project is developing an explicit logic and corresponding software to extend morphological segmentation to depict a true 3D characterization of landscapes. Methods will be subject to sensitivity analysis and will be used to compare the effects and recovery of landscape processes such as fire, harvesting, and forest road building activities, and to identify critical structural differences among them. Improvements will benefit appraisals of database accuracy, carbon accounting, and inform forest management planning.

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