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Inventory and Decision Support Software

Calculators

This software has been developed by Future Forests Research for sensitivity analysis of growth modelling and testing management regimes, to derive future production and income in P. radiata; also available for other species listed. Radiata calculator members only.

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Headlines

  • Updating you with the latest research from the GCFF programme December 2015
    Identifying where our planted forests are underperforming, the establishment of a new field trials to test the legacy effects of nursery management and the establishment of an automated system to…
  • How much wood has my woodlot got? May 2015
    Scion seeks small woodlot owners to help test a new tool that will provide simple recommendations to assist management of small-scale forest stands. Decision support tools that provide management recommendations…
  • Research at Scion - The changing face of forest monitoring April 2015
    Preliminary results demonstrate the potential for unmanned aerial vehicles to greatly improve our understanding of the health and productivity of New Zealand forests. The sight of drones flying over New…
  • Growing confidence in forestry's future May 2014
    Scion Research Programme 2013 - 2019   Raising the profitability of commercial forestry investments is an imperative for the entire New Zealand forestry sector and also vital to increasing economic…
  • How to create good kmz (google earth) files November 2013
    On this page: [Create a polygon in Google Earth]  [Saving your .kmz file]  [Editing a .kmz polygon in Google Earth] Print this page Create a polygon in Google Earth 1.…

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