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Wednesday, June 8th, 2016

Washington State Department of Natural Resources Improves Operational Workflows with Trimble’s Connected Forest Solution

SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 7, 2016—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that theWashington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Forestry Division, one of the largest state forestry operations in the U.S., will implement Trimble’s Land Resource Manager (LRM) solution to deliver a common platform, simplified processes and timely access to land management activities related to timber sales,

Friday, April 8th, 2016

Trimble Partners with Tieto Corporation to Bring Intelligent Wood and Fibre Solutions to Nordic Forestry Regions

SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 6, 2016—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that Tieto Corporation, the largest IT services company in the Nordics, will distribute Trimble’s LogForce™ forestry transportation planning software and WoodForce™ planning control system software for harvesting operations in the Nordic forestry regions. Tieto is investing in forest and paper industry-specific solutions and is now offering

Thursday, July 30th, 2015

Timmons Group to Provide Performance Measures for the National Association of State Foresters

Richmond, VA, July 30, 2015 — The National Association of State Foresters (NASF) recently selected Timmons Group to assist in the process of defining State Forestry Performance Measures. 

Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Swansea University Geography Research Wins Royal Society Research Fellowship

Dr Jacqueline Rosette, Swansea University geography researcher has been rewarded by the Royal Society with a University Research Fellowship. Jacqueline recently worked at NASA on carbon assessment in the USA and seasonal effects in the Amazon, and at Forest Research Northern Research Station on methods to improve our ability to monitor the UK’s public forests.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

More Nations Commit to Fight Climate Change by Restoring Forests

New York, NY, Sept. 23, 2014—World leaders announced new pledges to restore over 30 million hectares of degraded forest lands today at the UN Climate Summit in New York. The commitments come from Ethiopia, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Guatemala, and Uganda, among others, and more than doubled the number of hectares contributing to achieving

Monday, September 22nd, 2014

New Research Released on Forest Carbon Accounting

The Society of American Foresters (SAF) has published “Forest  Carbon Accounting Considerations in US Bioenergy Policy” in the Journal of Forestry. The article, which was authored by an SAF-sponsored team comprised of some of the US’s leading forest carbon experts, identifies and examines scientific-based insights essential to understanding forest bioenergy and “carbon debts.”

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

DigitalGlobe Webinar: Proteus Discusses Satellite-Derived Forest Inventory

Proteus FZC, a provider of satellite-derived mapping and classification services, will discuss its use of high-resolution WorldView-2 imagery to derive accurate forest inventory and tree classification maps in Abu Dhabi during a free webinar with DigitalGlobe.

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Timmons Group Announces Upcoming Forestry RoadMap Webinar

Timmons Group, a leading provider of geospatial solutions and services, has announced the date for their upcoming webinar entitled “Building your GIS Forestry RoadMap” presented by Lowell Ballard, Director of Geospatial Solutions at Timmons Group. The webinar will take place on Thursday, October 2, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST.

Thursday, September 11th, 2014

ZEB1 Laser Scanner Helps NZ Scientists Measure Forest Stands

A handheld mobile laser scanner is helping researchers in New Zealand develop new working practices to characterise forest stands for management and research purposes. The team at Scion, a New Zealand Crown Research Institute (CRI), required a practical means for accurately locating and measuring individual trees on the ground. Using the ZEB1 they achieved significant

Monday, September 8th, 2014

New NASA Probe Will Study Earth’s Forests in 3-D

A laser-based instrument being developed for the International Space Station will provide a unique 3-D view of Earth’s forests, helping to fill in missing information about their role in the carbon cycle. Called the Global Ecosystem Dynamics Investigation (GEDI) lidar, the instrument will be the first to systematically probe the depths of the forests from

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