Timber Species Identifier

Use TSI to accurately identify timber species from LiDAR data

The subject is a second growth harvest block with an area of 27.1 ha. The elevation range is from 275m to 354m and TSI segmented 8,433 trees. The LiDAR was flown September of 2011 and the block was harvested in December 2012.

Above: The block is predominantly douglas fir with secondary species of western hemlock, western red cedar, amabilis fir (balsam), and red alder

Above: 1,315 trees out of 8,433 total record a volume above 2 cubic meters each. TSI calculates 5,399 trees with a volume over 1 m3.

Above: The relationship of product per species is depicted.