2017 Operational LiDAR (OLI) Meeting

Social event: 2017 April 19, 6:00 PM, Ramblin Jacks

Wednesday, April 19th
Olympia Forestry Sciences Laboratory

9:00 – 9:30 Opening & introductionsJacob Strunk, USFS
9:30 – 10:15 Photo DSM Image Acquisition StudyLayne Friedel, GeoTerra
10:15 – 12:15 Discussion: Operationalizing Lidar, next steps

  1. Traditional inventory toolchains
  2. Lidar inventory toolchains
  3. Plot repository
  4. Next steps
  5. Missing components
  6. Hybrid approaches
  7. Data collection

12:15 – 13:30 Independent Lunch
13:30 – 14:15 ESRI Lidar processing demoAbby Gleason, DNR
14:15 – 15:00 RStudio, R package, git, lidr, lasr demoJacob Strunk, USFS
15:00 – 15:45 OBIA Lidar & Soils (eco-stands)David Stephens, JBLM
15:45 – 16:30 Python and lidarRyan McCarthy, Weyerhaeuser
16:30 – 17:00 Closing discussions

Thursday, April 20th
Olympic National Forest Supervisors Building, Willaby Room

8:45 – 9:00 Coffee, Tea
9:00 – 10:00 Opening & IntroductionsJacob Strunk, USFS
10:00 – 10:30 Operational Inventory Software (lidar)Kevin Lim, Lim Geomatics
10:30 – 11:00 An Operational Inventory OverviewEric Cohen, Port Blakely
11:00 – 11:15 Break
11:15 – 11:45 Forest Inventory from Photo DSM’sPeter Gould, WA DNR
11:45 – 12:15 A-Z Operational Lidar Inventory ExampleIan Moss, Tesera
12:15 – 13:00 Onsite Lunch & Discuss Impediments to OLI
13:00 – 13:30 Individual Tree Inventories using LiDARMike Parlow, Object Raku
13:30 – 14:00 Geiger Mode LidarTony Palizzi, Harris
14:00 – 14:30 Region 6 Lidar ProjectsBrian Wing
14:30 – 14:45 Break
14:45 – 15:15 FUSION / Area Processor DemoBob McGaughey, USFS
15:15 – 15:45 Lidar Inventory ImplementationXiaoping Yuan, FLNRO
15:45 – 16:15 Modern Cloud-Based Processing and Analytic CapabilitiesWill Fellers, QSI
16:15 – 17:00 Closing discussion – Next Steps