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Publications 2006 2019

2019

Assessing feasibility of the forest trafficability map for avoiding rutting - a case study

Kankare, V., Luoma, V., Saarinen, N., Peuhkurinen, J., Holopainen, M. & Vastaranta, M., 2019, In : Silva Fennica. 53, 3, 9 p., 10197.

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Assessing log geometry and wood quality in standing timber using terrestrial laser-scanning point clouds

Pyorala, J., Kankare, V., Liang, X., Saarinen, N., Rikala, J., Kivinen, V-P., Sipi, M., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, J. & Vastaranta, M., Apr 2019, In : Forestry. 92, 2, p. 177-187 11 p.

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Assessing spectral measures of post-harvest forest recovery with field plot data

White, J. C., Saarinen, N., Wulder, M. A., Kankare, V., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N. C., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, J. & Vastaranta, M., Aug 2019, In : International Journal of Applied Earth Observation and Geoinformation. 80, p. 102-114 13 p.

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Assessing the Effects of Sample Size on Parametrizing a Taper Curve Equation and the Resultant Stem-Volume Estimates

Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Pyörälä, J., Yrttimaa, T., Liang, X., Wulder, M. A., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, J. & Vastaranta, M., 23 Sep 2019, Forests. Vol. 10.

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Characterizing Seedling Stands Using Leaf-Off and Leaf-On Photogrammetric Point Clouds and Hyperspectral Imagery Acquired from Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

Imangholiloo, M., Saarinen, N., Markelin, L., Rosnell, T., Nasi, R., Hakala, T., Honkavaara, E., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, J. & Vastaranta, M., May 2019, In : Forests. 10, 5, 17 p., 415.

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Detecting and characterizing downed dead wood using terrestrial laser scanning

Yrttimaa, T., Saarinen, N., Luoma, V., Tanhuanpaa, T., Kankare, V., Liang, X., Hyyppa, J., Holopainen, M. & Vastaranta, M., May 2019, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 151, p. 76-90 15 p.

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Examining Changes in Stem Taper and Volume Growth with Two-Date 3D Point Clouds

Luoma, V., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Tanhuanpaa, T., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, J. & Vastaranta, M., May 2019, In : Forests. 10, 5, 14 p., 382.

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Investigating the Feasibility of Multi-Scan Terrestrial Laser Scanning to Characterize Tree Communities in Southern Boreal Forests

Yrttimaa, T., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Liang, X., Hyyppa, J., Holopainen, M. & Vastaranta, M., 2 Jun 2019, In : Remote Sensing. 11, 12, 22 p., 1423.

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Predicting Forest Inventory Attributes Using Airborne Laser Scanning, Aerial Imagery, and Harvester Data

Saukkola, A., Melkas, T., Riekki, K., Sirparanta, S., Peuhkurinen, J., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, J. & Vastaranta, M., 1 Apr 2019, In : Remote Sensing. 11, 7, 15 p., 797.

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The potential of dual-wavelength terrestrial lidar in early detection of Ips typographus (L.) infestation – Leaf water content as a proxy

Junttila, S., Holopainen, M., Vastaranta, M., Lyytikäinen-Saarenmaa, P., Kaartinen, H., Hyyppä, J. & Hyyppä, H., 15 Sep 2019, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 231, 15 p., 111264.

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Variability of wood properties using airborne and terrestrial laser scanning

Pyörälä, J., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Coops, N. C., Liang, X., Wang, Y., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, J. & Vastaranta, M., 26 Oct 2019, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 235

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2018

Aboveground forest biomass derived using multiple dates of WorldView-2 stereo-imagery: quantifying the improvement in estimation accuracy

Vastaranta, M., Yu, X., Luoma, V., Karjalainen, M., Saarinen, N., Wulder, M. A., White, J. C., Persson, H. J., Hollaus, M., Yrttimaa, T., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., 2 Dec 2018, In : International Journal of Remote Sensing. 39, 23, p. 8766-8783 18 p.

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Airborne Laser Scanning Outperforms the Alternative 3D Techniques in Capturing Variation in Tree Height and Forest Density in Southern Boreal Forests

Vastaranta, M., Yrttimaa, T., Saarinen, N., Yu, X., Karjalainen, M., Nurminen, K., Karila, K., Kankare, V., Luoma, V., Pyörälä, J., Junttila, S., Tanhuanpaa, T., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Honkavaara, E., Jaakkola, A., Liang, X., Wang, Y., Vaaja, M., Hyyppä, H. & 4 others, Katoh, M., Wulder, M. A., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., 2018, In : Baltic Forestry. 24, 2, p. 268-277 10 p.

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Assessing Biodiversity in Boreal Forests with UAV-Based Photogrammetric Point Clouds and Hyperspectral Imaging

Saarinen, N., Vastaranta, M., Nasi, R., Rosnell, T., Hakala, T., Honkavaara, E., Wulder, M. A., Luoma, V., Tommaselli, A. M. G., Imai, N. N., Ribeiro, E. A. W., Guimaraes, R. B., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppa, J., Feb 2018, In : Remote Sensing. 10, 2, 22 p., 338.

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Assessing branching structure for biomass and wood quality estimation using terrestrial laser scanning point clouds

Pyorala, J., Liang, X., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Wang, Y., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, J. & Vastaranta, M., 2018, In : Canadian journal of remote sensing. 44, 5, p. 462-475 14 p.

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Can Leaf Water Content Be Estimated Using Multispectral Terrestrial Laser Scanning? A Case Study With Norway Spruce Seedlings

Junttila, S., Sugano, J., Vastaranta, M., Linnakoski, R., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, H. & Hyyppa, J., 8 Mar 2018, In : Frontiers in plant science. 9, 14 p., 299.

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Comparison of Terrestrial Laser Scanning and X-ray Scanning in Measuring Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris L.) Branch Structure

Pyörälä, J., Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M., Rikala, J., Holopainen, M., Sipi, M., Hyyppä, J. & Uusitalo, J., 2018, In : Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 33, 3, p. 291-298 8 p.

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Confirmation of post-harvest spectral recovery from Landsat time series using measures of forest cover and height derived from airborne laser scanning data

White, J. C., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Wulder, M. A., Hermosilla, T., Coops, N. C., Pickell, P. D., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, J. & Vastaranta, M., Oct 2018, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 216, p. 262-275 14 p.

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Forest Inventory Using Laser Scanning

Hyyppä, J., Yu, X., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Jaakkola, A., Liang, X., Wang, Y., Holopainen, M., Vastaranta, M. & Hyyppä, H., 2018, Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning: Principles and Processing. Shan, J. & Toth, C. (eds.). 2nd ed. ed. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, p. 379-412

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International benchmarking of terrestrial laser scanning approaches for forest inventories

Liang, X., Hyyppä, J., Kaartinen, H., Lehtomäki, M., Pyörälä, J., Pfeifer, N., Holopainen, M., Brolly, G., Francesco, P., Hackenberg, J., Huang, H., Jo, H-W., Katoh, M., Liu, L., Mokroš, M., Morel, J., Olofsson, K., Poveda-Lopez, J., Trochta, J., Wang, D. & 11 others, Wang, J., Xi, Z., Yang, B., Zheng, G., Kankare, V., Luoma, V., Yu, X., Chen, L., Vastaranta, M., Saarinen, N. & Wang, Y., Oct 2018, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 144, p. 137-179 43 p.

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Landsat archive holdings for Finland: opportunities for forest monitoring

Saarinen, N., White, J. C., Wulder, M. A., Kangas, A., Tuominen, S., Kankare, V., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, J. & Vastaranta, M., 2018, In : Silva Fennica. 52, 3, 11 p., 9986.

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Metsäsuunnittelu

Saarinen, N. P., Ärölä, E., Vastaranta, M. & Holopainen, M. E., 2018, Tapion Taskukirja. Rantala, S. (ed.). 26 ed. [Helsinki]: Metsäkustannus, p. 294-306 13 p.

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Terrestrial laser scanning in volume and biomass modelling – Overview

Kankare, V. V., Saarinen, N. P., Pyörälä, J. K., Liang, X., Holopainen, M. E., Hyyppä, J. & Vastaranta, M. A., 2018, Proceedings of the 26th European Biomass Conference – Setting the course for a biobased economy: Copenhagen, Denmark 14 – 17 May 2018. Persson, M., Scarlat, N., Grassi, A. & Helm, P. (eds.). ETA-Florence Renewable Energies, p. 247-252 6 p.

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2017

Accuracy of High-Altitude Photogrammetric Point Clouds in Mapping

Tanhuanpaa, T., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Nurminen, K., Vastaranta, M., Honkavaara, E., Karjalainen, M., Yu, X., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppa, J., 2017, The Rise of Big Spatial Data. Ivan, I., Singleton, A., Horak, J. & Inspektor, T. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 167-181 15 p. (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography).

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Airborne LiDAR-derived elevation data in terrain trafficability mapping

Niemi, M. T., Vastaranta, M., Vauhkonen, J., Melkas, T. & Holopainen, M., 2017, In : Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 32, 8, p. 762-773 12 p.

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A model development and application guide for generating an enhanced forest inventory using airborne laser scanning data and an area-based approach

White, J. C., Tompalski, P., Vastaranta, M. A., Wulder, M. A., Saarinen, N. P., Stepper, C. & Coops, N. C., 2017, Victoria, BC: Natural resources Canada. 48 p. (Canadian Wood Fibre Centre. Information report; no. FI-X-018 )

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Assessing Precision in Conventional Field Measurements of Individual Tree Attributes

Luoma, V., Saarinen, N., Wulder, M. A., White, J. C., Vastaranta, M., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., Feb 2017, In : Forests. 8, 2, 16 p., 38.

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Effect of forest structure and health on the relative surface temperature captured by airborne thermal imagery ­­: Case study in Norway Spruce-dominated stands in Southern Finland

Junttila, O. S., Vastaranta, M. A., Hämäläinen, J., Latva-käyrä, P., Holopainen, M. E., Hernandez-Clemente, R., Hyyppä, H. & Navarro-Cerrillo, R., 2017, In : Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 32, 2, p. 154-165 12 p.

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Errors in the Short-Term Forest Resource Information Update

Luoma, V., Vastaranta, M., Eyvindson, K., Kankare, V., Saarinen, N., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppa, J., 2017, The Rise of Big Spatial Data. Ivan, I., Singleton, A., Horak, J. & Inspektor, T. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 155-166 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography).

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Feasibility of Terrestrial laser scanning for collecting stem volume information from single trees

Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M., Luoma, V., Pyörälä, J., Tanhuanpää, T., Liang, X., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Jaakkola, A., Yu, X., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., Jan 2017, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 123, p. 140-158 19 p.

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MEASURING LEAF WATER CONTENT USING MULTISPECTRAL TERRESTRIAL LASER SCANNING

Junttila, O. S., Vastaranta, M. A., Linnakoski, R. M., Sugano, J., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Holopainen, M. E., Hyyppä, H. & Hyyppä, J., 19 Oct 2017, International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing & Spatial Information Sciences: Frontiers in Spectral imaging and 3D Technologies for Geospatial Solutions. Honkavaara, E., Hu, B., Karantzalos, K., Liang, X., Müller, R., Nocerino, E., Pölönen, I. & Rönnholm, P. (eds.). Vol. Volume XLII-3/W3. 5 p. ( International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences ; vol. Volume XLII-3/W3).

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Measuring Leaf Water Content with Dual-Wavelength Intensity Data from Terrestrial Laser Scanners

Junttila, S., Vastaranta, M., Liang, X., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Kaasalainen, S., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, H. & Hyyppä, J., 2017, In : Remote Sensing. 9, 1, 20 p., 8.

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Outlook for the Single-Tree-Level Forest Inventory in Nordic Countries

Kankare, V., Holopainen, M., Vastaranta, M., Liang, X., Yu, X., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A. & Hyyppa, J., 2017, The Rise of Big Spatial Data. Ivan, I., Singleton, A., Horak, J. & Inspektor, T. (eds.). Springer International Publishing AG, p. 183-195 13 p. (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography).

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Radiometric correction of multitemporal hyperspectral uas image mosaics of seedling stands

Markelin, L., Honkavaara, E., Näsi, R., Viljanen, N., Rosnell, T., Hakala, T., Vastaranta, M., Koivisto, T. & Holopainen, M., 2017, In : The international archives of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences. 42, 3/W3, p. 113-118 6 p.

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Single-Sensor Solution to Tree Species Classification Using Multispectral Airborne Laser Scanning

Yu, X., Hyyppa, J., Litkey, P., Kaartinen, H., Vastaranta, M. & Holopainen, M., Feb 2017, In : Remote Sensing. 9, 2, 16 p.

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UAV-based photogrammetric point clouds and hyperspectral imaging for mapping biodiversity indicators in boreal forests

Saarinen, N. P., Vastaranta, M. A., Näsi, R., Rosnell, T., Hakala, T., Honkavaara, E., Wulder, M. A., Luoma, V. V., Tommaselli, A., Imai, N., Werneck, E., Guimaraes, R., Holopainen, M. E. & Hyyppä, J., 2017, In : The international archives of the photogrammetry, remote sensing and spatial information sciences. XLII-3/W3, p. 171-175 5 p.

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2016

Evaluating the Performance of High-Altitude Aerial Image-Based Digital Surface Models in Detecting Individual Tree Crowns in Mature Boreal Forests

Tanhuanpää, T., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Nurminen, K., Vastaranta, M., Honkavaara, E., Karjalainen, M., Yu, X., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., Jul 2016, In : Forests. 7, 7, 17 p., 143.

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Forest stand age classification using time series of photogrammetrically derived digital surface models

Vastaranta, M., Niemi, M., Wulder, M. A., White, J. C., Nurminen, K., Litkey, P., Honkavaara, E., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., Feb 2016, In : Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 31, 2, p. 194-205 12 p.

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Geometrically explicit description of forest canopy based on 3D triangulations of airborne laser scanning data

Vauhkonen, J., Holopainen, M., Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M. & Viitala, R., Feb 2016, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 173, p. 248-257 10 p.

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Laserkeilausmenetelmien soveltuvuus jokiympäristöjen mallinnukseen

Vaaja, M. T., Kurkela, M., Hyyppä, H., Kukko, A., Kaartinen, H., Jaakkola, A., Kasvi, E., Lotsari, E., Virtanen, J-P., Saarinen, N. P., Ahlavuo, M., Vastaranta, M. A., Holopainen, M. E., Jalonen, J., Järvelä, J., Alho, P. & Hyyppä, J., 2016, Digitaalista tulevaisuutta – Huippuosaamisella vaikuttavuutta ja vuorovaikutusta. Ahlavuo, M., Hyyppä, H. & Ylikoski, E. (eds.). Helsinki: Humanistinen ammattikorkeakoulu, p. 139-146 8 p. (Humanistinen ammattikorkeakoulu julkaisuja; no. 32).

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Laser scanning in modelling changes in vegetation – added value for existing data sets

Saarinen, N. P., Vastaranta, M. A., Holopainen, M. E., Hyyppä, J. & Hyyppä, H., 2016, The 19th AGILE International Conference on Geographic Information Science: Geospatial Data in a Changing World. Sarjakoski, T., Santos, M. Y. & Sarjakoski, L. T. (eds.). 4 p.

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Reliability of the predicted stand structure for clear-cut stands using optional methods: airborne laser scanning-based methods, smartphone-based forest inventory application Trestima and pre-harvest measurement tool EMO

Siipilehto, J., Lindeman, H., Vastaranta, M., Yu, X. & Uusitalo, J., 2016, In : Silva Fennica. 50, 3, 24 p., 1568.

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Remote Sensing of Forests from Lidar and Radar

Hyyppä, J., Karjalainen, M., Liang, X., Jaakkola, A., Yu, X., Wulder, M., Hollaus, M., White, J. C., Vastaranta, M., Karila, K., Kaartinen, H., Vaaja, M., Kankare, V. V., Kukko, A., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, H. & Katoh, M., 2016, Land Resources Monitoring, Modeling, and Mapping with Remote Sensing. Thenkabail, P. S. (ed.). Boca Raton: Taylor & Francis, Vol. 2. p. 397-427 30 p. (Remote Sensing Handbook).

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Remote Sensing Technologies for Enhancing Forest Inventories: A Review

White, J. C., Coops, N. C., Wulder, M. A., Vastaranta, M., Hilker, T. & Tompalski, P., 2016, In : Canadian journal of remote sensing. 42, 5, p. 619-641 23 p.

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Terrestrial laser scanning in forest inventories

Liang, X., Kankare, V., Hyyppä, J., Wang, Y., Kukko, A., Haggren, H., Yu, X., Kaartinen, H., Jaakkola, A., Guan, F., Holopainen, M. & Vastaranta, M., May 2016, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 115, p. 63-77 15 p.

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Using multi-source data to map and model the predisposition of forests to wind disturbance

Saarinen, N., Vastaranta, M., Honkavaara, E., Wulder, M. A., White, J. C., Litkey, P., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., 2 Jan 2016, In : Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research. 31, 1, p. 66-79 14 p.

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2015

Accuracy of Kinematic Positioning Using Global Satellite Navigation Systems under Forest Canopies

Kaartinen, H., Hyyppä, J., Vastaranta, M., Kukko, A., Jaakkola, A., Yu, X., Pyörälä, J., Liang, X., Liu, J., Wang, Y., Kaijaluoto, R., Melkas, T., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, H., Sep 2015, In : Forests. 6, 9, p. 3218-3236 19 p.

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Allocating Tree Crown Pruning with ALS-data - A Case Study in the City of Helsinki

Luoma, V., Tanhuanpää, T., Holopainen, M., Vastaranta, M., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V. & Hyyppä, J., 2015, 2015 Joint Urban Remote Sensing Event (JURSE) : March 30, 2015 - April 1, 2015, Lausanne, Switzerland. Piscataway: IEEE, 4 p.

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