Field Technology, Remote Sensing and Mapping in Forestry and Natural Resources

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Start Date: September 13, 2011
Location: Holiday Inn Airport, Portland, OR

Title: Field Technology, Remote Sensing and Mapping in Forestry and Natural Resources
Location: Holiday Inn Airport, Portland, OR
Description: SCHEDULE
Conference Materials
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
8:30 General Session: “Cutting Edge Technology: A Look Into the Future”
10:00 Break


10:30 Concurrent Technical Sessions
Field Hardware: BASIC Remote Sensing: BASIC Mapping Software: BASIC
GPS – The Technology Behind a Versatile Tool for Natural Resource Professionals – Steve Wilent, The Forestry Source Finding and Using Public Domain Imagery:
Mike McGuire, Ascent GIS Intro to Mobile GIS; Using ArcPad in the Field –
Jon Aschenbach, Resource Supply
“I Don’t Know How This Works, But Here’s How I Use It –
Doug Allen, Contract Timber Cruiser and Jon Aschenbach, Resource Supply Introduction to Using Lidar and Combining Lidar With Photogrammetry – Speaker TBA MrSID Compressed Imagery: The Next Generation and 4-Band Imagery – Jim Dielschneider, LizardTech
Solo 360 Toolbar for ArcGIS –
Brooks McKee, Trimble
Noon Lunch (provided with registration
Company 1 Company 2 Company 3
Vendors will offer optional 30 minute presentations on a variety of topics while the attendees enjoy their lunches.
1:00 Concurrent Technical Sessions
Field Hardware: HANDS-ON Remote Sensing: INTERMEDIATE Mapping Software: CUTTING EDGE
Integrating Laser Rangefinders into Mapping
– Craig Greenwald, Geomobile Innovations Color IR, Near-IR and Enhanced Vegetative Index Imagery – Dave Shear, Eagle Digital Imagery Linking ArcPad to ArcGIS –
Pete Zubowitz, ESRI (Invited)
Using a Log Thumper in the Woods for Acoustic Tree Measurements – Don Persyn, Roseburg Resources
Looking Through the Trees – Using Lidar to Evaluate Hydrologic Functions: Oregon Chub Ponds –
Jim Reed, The Hydrologic Group
Data Integrity: Protecting Your Data in the Field and Office – Jim Lahm, Electronic Data Solutions
2:30 Break
3:00 Concurrent Technical Sessions
Field Hardware: CUTTING EDGE Remote Sensing: HANDS-ON Mapping Software: INTERMEDIATE
The GPS Challenge: Nationwide Evaluation of GPS Performance in the Field – Tim Smith, National Park Service Oregon Lidar Consortium – Speaker TBA ArcPad: How Far Can You Push it for Expanded
Data Collection? Craig Greenwald, GeoMobile Innovations
Oregon Real Time GPS Network:
Randy Oberg, OR Dept. of Transportation (Invited) Using Ground-based Lidar for Stem Scanning – Brooks McKee, Trimble GIS Case history-Using Field Hardware Standards for Data Collection – Cy Smith, State of Oregon (Invited)
Surviviing the Wave of Technology and Still Practicing Forestry – Tom Richards, Northwest Management Installing Field Plots In Conjunction With Lidar: Lessons Learned – George McFadden, Bureau of Land Management
4:30 Sessions adjourn
Wednesday, September 14, 2011
8:00 Vendors will offer quick 10 minute presentations
on their products and services..
9:00 Break
9:30 Concurrent Technical Sessions
Field Hardware: INTERMEDIATE Remote Sensing: CUTTING EDGE Mapping Software: HANDS-ON
Using Bluetooth in the Field:
Jean Yves Lauture, Geneq Ground Based Laser Scanning in the Woods:
Matt Lindeman Freely Available Mapping Software: Using Google Earth and Other Applications – Amy Grotta and Tristan Huff, Extension Forestry, Oregon State University
Laser Rangefinders: the Premier Tool for Saving Time in the Field – Joe Cronn, Laser Technologies Lidar Elevation Accuracy in the Woods –
Mike Wing, Oregon State University (Invited)
Using Survey-Grade GPS for High Accuracy GIS –
Jon Aschenbach, Resource Supply
11:30 Lunch (provided with registration)
Noon Concluding remarks and door prize drawings
Date: 2011-09-08