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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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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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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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2018

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 othersKatoh, M., Wulder, M. A., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., 2018, In : Baltic Forestry. 24, 2, p. 268-277 10 p.

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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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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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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 othersWang, 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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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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Reconstructing Stem Cross Section Shapes From Terrestrial Laser Scanning

Wang, D., Kankare, V., Puttonen, E., Hollaus, M. & Pfeifer, N., Feb 2017, In : IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters. 14, 2, p. 272-276 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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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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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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The effect of TLS point cloud sampling on tree detection and diameter measurement accuracy

Kankare, V., Puttonen, E., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., 3 May 2016, In : Remote Sensing Letters. 7, 5, p. 495-502 8 p.

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2015

Combining Lidar and Synthetic Aperture Radar Data to Estimate Forest Biomass: Status and Prospects

Kaasalainen, S., Holopainen, M., Karjalainen, M., Vastaranta, M., Kankare, V., Karila, K. & Osmanoglu, B., 2015, In : Forests. 6, 1, p. 252-270 19 p.

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Comparison of Laser and Stereo Optical, SAR and InSAR Point Clouds from Air- and Space-Borne Sources in the Retrieval of Forest Inventory Attributes

Yu, X., Hyyppä, J., Karjalainen, M., Nurminen, K., Karila, K., Vastaranta, M., Kankare, V., Kaartinen, H., Holopainen, M., Honkavaara, E., Kukko, A., Jaakkola, A., Liang, X., Wang, Y., Hyyppä, H. & Katoh, M., Dec 2015, In : Remote Sensing. 7, 12, p. 15933-15954 22 p.

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Diameter distribution estimation with laser scanning based multisource single tree inventory

Kankare, V., Liang, X., Vastaranta, M., Yu, X., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppa, J., Oct 2015, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 108, p. 161-171 11 p.

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Sparse Density, Leaf-Off Airborne Laser Scanning Data in Aboveground Biomass Component Prediction

Kankare, V. V., Vauhkonen, J., Holopainen, M. E., Vastaranta, M. A., Hyyppä, J., Hyyppä, H. & Alho, P., 2015, In : Forests. 6, 6, p. 1839-1857 19 p.

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2014

3D-tiedosta lisäarvoa kaupunkien vihersuunnitteluun sekä katu- ja puistopuiden hoitoon

Tanhuanpää, T., Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M., Saarinen, N., Holopainen, M., Raisio, J., Sulander, T., Hyyppä, J. & Hyyppä, H., 2014, In : Metsätieteen aikakauskirja. 4, p. 257-262 6 p.

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Accuracy in estimation of timber assortments and stem distribution - A comparison of airborne and terrestrial laser scanning techniques

Kankare, V., Vauhkonen, J., Tanhuanpaa, T., Holopainen, M., Vastaranta, M., Joensuu, M., Krooks, A., Hyyppa, J., Hyyppa, H., Alho, P. & Viitala, R., 2014, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 97, p. 89-97 9 p.

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Automated Stem Curve Measurement Using Terrestrial Laser Scanning

Liang, X., Kankare, V., Yu, X., Hyyppa, J. & Holopainen, M., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 52, 3, p. 1739-1748 10 p.

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Estimation of the Timber Quality of Scots Pine with Terrestrial Laser Scanning

Kankare, V., Joensuu, M., Vauhkonen, J., Holopainen, M., Tanhuanpaa, T., Vastaranta, M., Hyyppa, J., Hyyppa, H., Alho, P., Rikala, J. & Sipi, M., 2014, In : Forests. 5, 8, p. 1879-1895 17 p.

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Mapping of urban roadside trees - A case study in the tree register update process in Helsinki City

Tanhuanpaa, T., Vastaranta, M., Kankare, V., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, J., Hyyppa, H., Alho, P. & Raisio, J., 2014, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 13, 3, p. 562-570 9 p.

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Multisource Single-Tree Inventory in the Prediction of Tree Quality Variables and Logging Recoveries

Vastaranta, M., Saarinen, N., Kankare, V., Holopainen, M., Kaartinen, H., Hyyppa, J. & Hyyppa, H., 2014, In : Remote Sensing. 6, 4, p. 3475-3491 17 p.

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Predicting tree structure from tree height using terrestrial laser scanning and quantitative structure models

Krooks, A., Kaasalainen, S., Kankare, V., Joensuu, M., Raumonen, P. & Kaasalainen, M., 2014, In : Silva Fennica. 48, 2, 11 p., 1125.

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Prediction of Forest Stand Attributes Using TerraSAR-X Stereo Imagery

Vastaranta, M., Niemi, M., Karjalainen, M., Peuhkurinen, J., Kankare, V., Hyyppa, J. & Holopainen, M., 2014, In : Remote Sensing. 6, 4, p. 3227-3246 20 p.

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TerraSAR-X Stereo Radargrammetry and Airborne Scanning LiDAR Height Metrics in Imputation of Forest Aboveground Biomass and Stem Volume

Vastaranta, M., Holopainen, M., Karjalainen, M., Kankare, V., Hyyppa, J. & Kaasalainen, S., 2014, In : IEEE Transactions on Geoscience and Remote Sensing. 52, 2, p. 1197-1204 8 p.

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Urban-Tree-Attribute Update Using Multisource Single-Tree Inventory

Saarinen, N., Vastaranta, M., Kankare, V., Tanhuanpaa, T., Holopainen, M., Hyyppa, J. & Hyyppa, H., 2014, In : Forests. 5, 5, p. 1032-1052 21 p.

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Validation of Mobile Laser Scanning for Understory Tree Characterization in Urban Forest

Lin, Y., Holopainen, M., Kankare, V. & Hyyppa, J., 2014, In : IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Applied Earth Observations and Remote Sensing. 7, 7, p. 3167-3173 7 p.

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2013

Airborne laser scanning and digital stereo imagery measures of forest structure: comparative results and implications to forest mapping and inventory update

Vastaranta, M., Wulder, M. A., White, J. C., Pekkarinen, A., Tuominen, S., Ginzler, C., Kankare, V., Holopainen, M., Hyyppä, J. & Hyyppä, H., 2013, In : Canadian journal of remote sensing. 39, 5, p. 382-395 14 p.

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Area-Based Mapping of Defoliation of Scots Pine Stands Using Airborne Scanning LiDAR

Vastaranta, M., Kantola, T., Lyytikäinen-Saarenmaa, P., Holopainen, M., Kankare, V., Wulder, M., Hyyppa, J. & Hyyppa, H., 2013, In : Remote Sensing. 2013, 5, p. 1220-1234 15 p.

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Classification of Needle Loss of Individual Scots Pine Trees by Means of Airborne Laser Scanning

Kantola, T., Vastaranta, M., Lyytikäinen-Saarenmaa, P., Holopainen, M., Kankare, V., Talvitie, M. & Hyyppä, J., 2013, In : Forests. 4, 2, p. 386-403 18 p.

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Individual tree biomass estimation using terrestrial laser scanning

Kankare, V., Holopainen, M., Vastaranta, M., Puttonen, E., Yu, X., Hyyppä, J., Vaaja, M., Hyyppä, H. & Alho, P., 2013, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 2013, 75, p. 64-75 10 p.

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Retrieval of forest aboveground biomass and volume with airbone scanning LiDAR

Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M., Holopainen, M., Räty, M., Yu, X., Hyyppä, J., Hyyppä, H., Alho, P. & Viitala, R., 2013, In : Remote Sensing. 5, 5, p. 2257-2274 18 p.

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Single tree biomass modelling using airborne laser scanning

Kankare, V., Räty, M., Yu, X., Holopainen, M., Vastaranta, M., Kantola, T., Hyyppä, J., Hyyppä, H., Alho, P. & Viitala, R., 2013, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 85, p. 66-73 8 p.

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Stem biomass estimation based on stem reconstruction from terrestrial laser scanning point clouds

Yu, X., Liang, X., Hyyppä, J., Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M. & Holopainen, M., 2013, In : Remote Sensing Letters. 4, 4, p. 344-353 10 p.

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Tree mapping using airborne, terrestrial and mobile laser scanning - A case study in a heterogeneous urban forest

Holopainen, M., Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M., Liang, X., Lin, Y., Vaaja, M., Yu, X., Hyyppa, J., Hyyppa, H., Kaartinen, H., Kukko, A., Tanhuanpää, T. & Alho, P., 2013, In : Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. 12, 4, p. 546-553 8 p.

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2012

Combination of individual tree detection and area-based approach in imputation of forest variables using airborne laser data

Vastaranta, M., Kankare, V., Holopainen, M., Yu, X., Hyyppä, J. & Hyyppä, H., 2012, In : ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 67, p. 73-79 7 p.

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Prediction of plot-level forest variables using TerraSAR-X stereo data

Karjalainen, M., Kankare, V., Vastaranta, M., Holopainen, M. & Hyyppä, J., 2012, In : Remote Sensing of Environment. 117, p. 338-347 10 p.

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