Forestry

  • Detailed aerial surveys to inform forestry management
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Forestry

When you need to collect data on woodland composition or health, or identify tree species over a wide area, Fera has the aerial imaging resources, GIS and remote-sensing expertise to produce actionable data to support your forestry-management decisions.


Our fixed-wing and rotary Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are ideally suited to collecting imagery data over woodland and forested areas, which may be difficult to access on the ground. Fera also have a range of sensors that can be fitted to these UAVs allowing us to collect high-resolution (2.5 - 5cm) multispectral data specific to your needs.

We can rapidly collect very high resolution data over large areas, and use our GIS and remote sensing expertise to analyse and interpret both satellite and UAV imagery – producing the essential information you need for effective forestry and woodland management.

See our UAV forestry case study:


Case study

Our UAVs can provide:

  • Tree species identification.
  • Woodland density calculations.
  • Tree counts and yield estimations.
  • Tree health surveys.


If you have any questions about our UAV services, please get in touch.


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Specific UAV applications and case studies:

Case study

Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) tree species identification

Fera used multispectral imagery collected by our UAV to identify tree species within a woodland to assist the Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) with its tree inspections.


Read more: download case study

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