Fluorescence Lidar Monitoring of Vegetation Status

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Abstract

Remote laser-induced fluorescence monitoring can complement passive reflectance measurements on vegetation. Vegetation classification and status assessment is normally performed by air- or spaceborne multi-spectral scanners. An increased research activity in the field of vegetation monitoring is motivated by the abundant stressed forests of Europe. We have used a mobile lidar system for remote studies of laser-induced fluorescence in vegetation. Point monitoring of fluorescence spectra is performed, but also multi-spectral imaging using a newly designed measurement system. Swedish experience in several field tests being part of the European LASFLEUR project is reported. Collaboration with expertise in plant physiology is stressed.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)79-85
JournalPhysica Scripta. Topical Issues
VolumeT58
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1995

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Atom and Molecular Physics and Optics

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