UBC Graduate Research

Deriving Internal Crown Geometric Features of Douglas-fir from LiDAR in Tree Improvement Programs du Toit, Francois


Francois du Toit, a UBC 3MT Semi-Finalist, presents their research on the varying structural differences between wild trees and those that have been genetically modified. Du Toit introduced the LiDAR, a remote sensing technology, that helps in the measurement of trees and can be used to improve monitoring of plant forests in BC. Francois Du Toit is completing their PhD in Forestry under the supervision of Dr. Nicholas Coops.

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