Welcome to the latest issue of Foresttech.news.
As mentioned last month, we have started working on the programmes for this November’s ForestTECH 2019 series. Programmes for both Australia and New Zealand are now close to being finalised, so if you are interested in participating, please contact Brent Apthorp on firstname.lastname@example.org as soon as possible.
We’ll bring you news in next month’s issue of several “hands-on” workshops we’ll be adding to this years ForestTECH 2019 series, the objective is to add value to delegates who will be travelling into Rotorua and Melbourne in November. Details on content and timing are likely to be uploaded to the event website, www.foresttech.events in the next week or two.
In this month’s news, Forest and Wood Products Australia (FWPA) has just launched a new brand, The Ultimate Renewable™, to better promote the sustainability and environmental advantages of timber. We have two LiDAR stories, with NZ expanding LiDAR mapping across the country and the Victorian Government starting the acquisition and processing of 1.35 million hectares of LiDAR data across the State.
Finally, we have an article detailing a new fleet of satellites designed to monitor CO2 and several covering the use, maintenance and training of commercial drones.
Stories this issue:
- Wood. The Ultimate Renewable™ launched
- First satellite fleet to monitor CO2
- Victoria’s largest acquisition of forest LiDAR
- NZ$14M to expand LiDAR mapping across NZ
- New software for drone footage mapping and analysis
- How do I successfully launch a mapping drone?
- How Drones are attracting new graduates
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