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Forest Inventory challenge

Check out this funding opportunity for predictive mapping of forest inventory. It should be relevant to our group.

Foresight CAC and FPInnovation News Release

NEWS RELEASE - For immediate release Foresight’s ARCTIC Program Partners with FPInnovations to Announce Call for Applications to Deliver Solutions for Western Canada’s Forest Industry

Proposals Invited to Address the Forest Inventory Remote Sensing Challenge

Vancouver, BC – June 27, 2016 – Foresight Cleantech Accelerator Centre and FPInnovations are launching the first-ever “ARCTIC Challenge” for the forest sector, to elicit proposals from cleantech innovators on solutions to current challenges. The Challenge focuses on remote sensing solutions for conducting forest inventories. Remote sensing is expected to reduce costs by up to 75%, lower carbon emissions associated with traditional surveying, and provide more precise data than currently possible thereby enabling more efficient operational and environmental planning before harvesting. Research has indicated that savings of up to $100 million/year could be realized just in the B.C. forest sector.