Resource Monitoring Blog

Mapping Native Forest using Deep Learnin ...

In our previous blog post on machine learning, we used an object-based apporach for identi...

Tracking Regional Harvest Levels ...

In this article we introduce a scaleable solution designed to track and report regional-sc

Forest Intelligence - Clandestine Analys ...

Understanding a ‘wood baskets’ current and potential future wood supply often underpin for...

Tree Seedling Detection Using Deep Learn ...

Rapid advancements in digital platforms have continued and include frequent monitoring fro

New Cessna-mounted Imaging System ...

In late 2020 Indufor in partnership with SKYVUW and Canterbury Aviation purchased a multis

Introducing ‘MO’ – Enabling Continuous L ...

With the introduction of environmental policies comes an increasing need to monitor change...

Linking Planet Imagery with Indufor's Pl ...

One benefit of high-revisit satellites is their ability to re-image the same location dail

EO Tools to Support Catchment-Scale Envi ...

With the introduction of environmental policies and national environmental standards (NES)

Refreshing LiDAR-Derived Plantation Exte ...

LiDAR data provides an excellent data source for describing plantations, offering a range ...

Monitoring National Forest Change in Clo ...

One of the primary uses of satellite imagery for many applications is to monitor change ac

Delivering Forest Monitoring Solutions ...

The capacity for change in planted forests is significant, particularly in their younger y

Efficient Monitoring of Plantation Devel ...

New satellites are being launched monthly with most designed to record and monitor vegetat

Envirolink ...

The Envirolink project is a collaborative effort from domain experts across New Zealand (G

Guyana Completes 10 years of Forest Chan ...

With an innovative approach applying satellite & aerial imagery, Guyana Forestry Commissio

An Assessment of Global Forest Change Da ...

In 2009, Indufor and Durham University began developing Guyana's forest monitoring system

Efficient & Timely Monitoring of Plantat ...

Afforestation activity across New Zealand has increased since 2019, encouraged by regional

Refined Method for Progressive Harvest M ...

One of the significant benefits of using satellite imagery for forest resource monitoring ...

Evaluating Sentinel-2 Cloud Masking Rout ...

The spatial resolution, wide swath and revisit cycle, and open data policy of Sentinel 2 i...

Improving Regional Descriptions of Plant ...

Indufor, Scion and the School of Forestry, University of Canterbury are currently developi

Tracking Small-scale Riparian Afforestat ...

In recent years an increasing focus has been placed on land restoration projects that seek

Routine Tracking of Australia’s Carbon A ...

Many nations have established national policies to support afforestation initiatives as a

Early Results from NASA’s Space-borne Li ...

NASA's space-borne LiDAR, The Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) was launched

Satellite Imagery to Refresh Australia’s ...

Plantation statistics like those prepared by Australia’s National Plantation Inventory (NP...

Tracking Changes in Vegetation Vigour an ...

One of the most common uses of remotely sensed data is to detect change. Google Earth Engi

RADAR Deforestation Alerts added to Guya ...

One of the most challenging aspects of monitoring forest change in Guyana is the persisten...

Monitoring and Mapping the Australian Bu ...

Record-breaking temperatures and months of drought conditions have fuelled a series of mas

Simple EO Image Viewer ...

While satellite (big) data is touted as providing an effective solution for monitoring res

New Zealand-wide RADAR ...

As in the previous post discussing the application of Sentinel-1 in Guyana, the frequency ...

Forest Degradation Estimation: A Nationa ...

Detecting and mapping forest degradation at country level is challenging – especially in c

UAV Mapping of Mining Impacts ...

Fieldwork surrounding active mining sites is often dangerous and time-consuming. Rapid sur

Team Publications ...

The following list of publications provides an overview of the work our team has been invo