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Lauri Korhonen
Senior researcher
University of Eastern Finland
School of Forest Sciences
PO Box 111
FI-80101 Joensuu


Reseach interests: forest canopy cover and leaf area index estimation, remote sensing of canopy structure, airborne laser scanning applications in forest inventory.

I completed my doctoral thesis on forest canopy cover estimation in 2011 at the University of Eastern Finland. Currently I work as a senior researcher of forest mensuration at the UEF School of Forest Sciences. I have also worked at the University of Helsinki and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.


42 peer-reviewed scientific articles and several other publications. Full list of publications with links to papers

Teaching at UEF

Kaukokartoituksen peruskurssi (introduction to remote sensing)

Metsätieteen perusopintojen kenttäkurssi, metsän mittauksen osio (forest mensuration field course)

Advanced remote sensing


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University of Eastern Finland

University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Sciences

LAI Detective's blog


Matlab codes for canopy image analysis