Laser scanning for basic forest data

The government has allocated the Swedish Forest Agency SEK 12 million annually for updating and developing basic forest data using laser scanning.

Of the funds allocated, Lantmäteriet has SEK 10 million for the collection of laser data. The assignment also includes storage and provision of laser data.

Collected laser data is provided as open data in the product Laser data Download, forest.

On the Swedish Forest Agency's website you can read more about basic forest data. (new window, in Swedish

Read more about the government assignment (pdf in Swedih, new window)

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