DIGITAL FORESTRY

Researchers are working towards developing platforms and strategies that leverage digital technology to measure, monitor and manage urban and rural forests to maximize social, economic and ecological benefits. At Purdue University the Integrated Digital Forestry Initiative (IDiF) brings together a multidisciplinary research team to revolutionize forestry with an effective digital system for precision forest management and build a globally competitive next generation workforce for the information age. Learn more at https://purdue.ag/digitalforestry

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Digital Forestry: Key Developments in Aerial Remote Sensing

Songlin Fei, professor of forestry and natural resources; Joe Hupy, associate professor of aviation technology; and Jinha Jung, assistant professor of civil engineering, all of Purdue University, present a webinar titled Digital Forestry: Key Developments in Aerial Remote Sensing. In this webinar, Fei, Hupy and…

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Data Driven Agriculture Webinar Series

During the Spring 2021 semester, Purdue Agriculture hosted a weekly webinar series featuring experts in data science and digital agriculture at Purdue University. Each Thursday from February through May, the Data Driven Agriculture webinars explored ways digital agriculture and data science can impact agriculture today and into the future. “Building on the momentum of last…

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Digital Forestry: Key Developments in Aerial Remote Sensing

Songlin Fei, professor of forestry and natural resources; Joe Hupy, associate professor of aviation technology; and Jinha Jung, assistant professor of civil engineering, all of Purdue University, present a webinar titled Digital Forestry: Key Developments in Aerial Remote Sensing. In this webinar, Fei, Hupy and Jung will share about key developments and applications of aerial…

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Key Terms

Active Sensor

A device that generates a signal, bounces it off an object, and measures the signal reflected from the object.

Ionosphere

Atmospheric layer that exists from 50 to 250 miles above the earth’s surface and contains electrically charged particles.

L1/L2 GPS signals

Refers to the radio frequencies used by GPS satellites. An antenna that can receive both L1 and L2 frequencies (in the MHz range) can communicate with older (L1) and newer (L2) satellites.

Anomoly

A deviation or inconsistency in excess of the normal variation from what one would expect to observe.