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


Reseach interests: forest canopy cover and forest area estimation, remote sensing of canopy structure, LiDAR applications in forest inventory.

I completed my doctoral thesis on forest canopy cover estimation in May 2011 at the University of Eastern Finland. Currently I work as a post-doctoral researcher at the UEF, but I have also visited the University of Helsinki and the Norwegian University of Life Sciences.


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

Teaching at UEF

Metsän mittaus 2011 (forest mensuration)

Kaukokartoituksen peruskurssi 2011 (introduction to remote sensing)

Advanced remote sensing 2012

Metsätieteen perusopintojen kenttäkurssi, metsän mittauksen osio (forest mensuration field course) 2012

Forest resource assessment, management and planning 2014

Kaukokartoituksen peruskurssi 2015


University of Helsinki, Department of Forest Sciences

University of Eastern Finland


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Matlab codes for canopy image analysis