Fusing Data on Doomed Ash Trees

The emerald ash borer is decimating the ash trees across the nation, leading to large quantities of unhealthy and dead trees. In the presence of electric utility lines, compromised ash trees are a greater risk to the integrity of utility system.  In the latest issue of xyHt, Quantum Spatial an NV5 company’s Ian Berdie, Zach Raymer, and Mia Chen describe how fusing lidar and hyperspectral imaging can detect ash trees at risk of disrupting utility infrastructure.  Click below to read the full article.