Forest inventory has changed from manually drawing and interpreting polygons. While traditional photo interpreters still play a role in new data driven inventory processes, the types of tools now in play are shifting inventory processes to be faster and deliver higher spatial resolutions, with higher accuracy in attributes. These attributes include:
At Forsite, we’re bridging the worlds of traditional and innovative inventories. We’re forest management specialists and bring our deep understanding of operational and strategic forest management to the process. We have multiple approaches to tackle forest inventories with innovative technology – with the aim of matching the end product with client needs. Whether you want to identify individual trees with log products by species, or you’re interested in more generalized biomass/carbon inventories, we can help you figure out which approach is right for your needs and create customized solutions.
Our breadth of forestry skills and knowledge combined with our technological capability allow us to offer a full suite of inventory products, and the ability to link operational and strategic inventories.
The Forsite team has analyzed over 4 million hectares of forested territory, producing statically defensible volumes for timber supply modeling.
The following table summarizes the key highlights of various remote sensing methods by Forsite commonly uses to produce forest inventories. These options allow clients to find the right tradeoff between accuracy and value:
The value detailed innovative forest inventories provide:
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If you have a strong passion for forestry and would like to be part of a professional, fun, and exciting team with opportunities for growth using the latest in forest technology, then Forsite may be the company for you. In addition to a challenging and rewarding work environment, Forsite provides flexible schedules, competitive wages, a solid benefits package, supported professional development, and a company matched pension program.Learn More