Alan Strahler joins colleagues in scanning California forests in support of NEON

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October 17th, 2013

Alan Strahler joined colleagues from UMass Boston, UMass Lowell, and Rochester Institute of Technology in a field terrestrial lidar deployment of the Dual Wavelength Echidna Lidar (DWEL), Canopy Biomass Lidar (CBL), and RIT Terrestrial Lidar (RITTL) to Fresno, California, from June 9-17. where they scanned vegetated sites and made additional vegetation measurements in support of a NEON aircraft campaign. Data were acquired from high- and mid-elevation stands in the Sequoia National Forest as well as shrublands in the foothills near Fresno.