2013 Esri Forestry GIS Conference Proceedings

The 2013 Forestry GIS Conference Proceedings is a compilation of professional abstracts and presentations delivered in Redlands, CA. Esri users played a fundamental role in the conference by presenting information on a diverse collection of GIS applications.

Watch the videos from the 2013 Forestry GIS Conference Plenary and Technical Workshops.

Title Presentation Author Session
Welcome Presentation Peter Eredics Welcome and Opening
Creating Value from America's Forest Census Presentation Richard W. Guldin, Ph.D., CF, RPF Keynote Address
Addressing Business Challenges with Changing Geospatial Technology - a TIMO Perspective Presentation Brent Keefer Opening Plenary
Monitoring Reporting and Verification System for REDD+ in Guyana Presentation Haimwant Persaud Opening Plenary
Forests in a Broader Context: The Three Basins Initiative Presentation Dr. D. James Baker Opening Plenary
Evaluating Landscape Alternatives with Spatial Adjacency Constraints Presentation Tyler Bax Technical Plenary: Forest Management
Enterprise GIS for the Bavarian State Forest Administration Presentation Christian Simbeck Technical Plenary: Forest Management
Seven Habits of Highly Effective Wildland Firefighting Presentation David Blankinship Technical Plenary: Forest Management
Rugged Handhelds - The Next Generation Presentation Mark Milligan, Rick Davis Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
Deploying Lightweight GIS in Disconnected Environments Presentation Michael Helm Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
No Surprises in the Field, No Mistakes in the Office Presentation Kendis Scharenbroich Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
Forestry Measurement Tools & Techniques Presentation Derrick Reish Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
GPS Accuracy: What Really Works Under the Canopy? Presentation Johnny Thompson Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
Managing Natural Resources with Lidar at the USDA Forest Service Presentation Brent Mitchell Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
Comparing Color and Color-Infrared in 4-Band Imagery Presentation David Shear Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
Scalable, Esri Integrated Image Processing Solutions for Natural Resources Management Presentation Vasu Pillalamarri Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
Weyerhaeuser's Grande Prairie Forest Management Area Presentation Vashti Dunham Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
Connecting the Dots: Lidar and ArcGIS in Action Presentation Kevin Lim Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
The Esri and Exelis Lidar Grant Program Presentation David Gonzalez Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
Lidar for Mapping Shallow Rivers and Riparian Vegetation Presentation Russ Faux Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
Practical Lidar Applications for Plantation Forest Management Using ArcGIS Presentation Mark Norris-Rogers Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery
Lessons Learned as the Result of 30 Years of GIS Development Presentation Allen Brackley Breakout Session: Enterprise Forest Management Systems
Web Apps to Share Statewide Forest Information Presentation Brad Barber Breakout Session: Enterprise Forest Management Systems
Stewardship Mapping Made Easy - Get SMART Presentation Chris Gerecke Breakout Session: Enterprise Forest Management Systems
GIS as a System at Latvian State Forests Presentation Maris Kuzmins Breakout Session: Enterprise Forest Management Systems
GIS Data Integration and Management Presentation Deborah Sheeler, William Ayersman, Tina McKeand Breakout Session: Data Integration and Management
A Simple Spatial Approach to Land Records Presentation Tucker Alley Breakout Session: Data Integration and Management
Better Data Management Leads to Better Decision Making Presentation Mark Milligan Breakout Session: Data Integration and Management
Manage Image Acquisition to Lower Costs and Level Budgets using ArcGIS Presentation David Shear Breakout Session: Data Integration and Management
Automated Plat Creation at Weyerhaeuser Presentation Corrin Crawford Breakout Session: Data Integration and Management
Introduction to Lidar and Forestry Presentation Ron Behrendt Breakout Session: Lidar for Forest Management
Multi-Scale Forest Characterization from Airborne Lidar and Imagery Presentation Mischa Hey Breakout Session: Lidar for Forest Management
An Optimized Logistics Scheduling Solution - what's possible? Presentation Doug Jones Breakout Session: Modeling, Optimization and Analysis
The Development of Long-term Biomass Harvest Scheduling Scenarios for Alternative Energy Production Presentation Kenneth Stumpf Breakout Session: Modeling, Optimization and Analysis
Optimizing Terrain Transport in Forestry Using GIS Presentation Isabelle Bergkvist Breakout Session: Modeling, Optimization and Analysis
Offline Mobile Editing for iOS and Android with ArcGIS Online Presentation Matt Sheehan Breakout Session: Field Mobility Solutions
Juniper Aspect Field Mapping Solutions Presentation Scott Hunter Breakout Session: Field Mobility Solutions
GIS & Mobility for Forestry Management Presentation Niva Vilela Breakout Session: Field Mobility Solutions
Taking your data off the GRID Presentation Austin Mulder Breakout Session: Field Mobility Solutions
Presentation: Buying and Acquiring Lidar Presentation Mischa Hey Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Presentation: Lidar Sensors, Today & Tomorrow Presentation Christian Sevcik Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Hands On: Introduction to the LAS Dataset Presentation Melanie Harlow Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Hands On: Introduction to the Mosaic Dataset Presentation Melanie Harlow Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Presentation: Integrating Information from Lidar Data with your GIS Presentation David Gonzalez Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Editing with Feature Templates Presentation Miriam Schmidts Editing Forestry Data with Feature Templates
Creating and Editing Attributes Presentation Miriam Schmidts Editing Forestry Data with Feature Templates
Integrating Data Presentation Miriam Schmidts Editing Forestry Data with Feature Templates
Data QC - Fixing Misalignments, Slivers and Duplicates Presentation Miriam Schmidts Editing Forestry Data with Feature Templates
Keeping Track of Change Presentation Miriam Schmidts Editing Forestry Data with Feature Templates
Real Time Situational Awareness for Wildfires Across the Nation   David Buckley Breakout Session: Enterprise Forest Management Systems
ArcGIS Online to Maximize Urban Forest Assessments   Richard Thurau Breakout Session: Enterprise Forest Management Systems
Interact with the Experts: Lidar Roundtable   Ron Behrendt, Brent Mitchell, Kevin Lim, Mischa Hey, Jason Strunk Breakout Session: Lidar for Forest Management
Mapping Forest Inventory Parameters Using Lidar   Brent Mitchell Breakout Session: Lidar for Forest Management
Operational Forest Inventories with Lidar   Jacob Strunk Breakout Session: Lidar for Forest Management
GIS-Based Estimation of Climate Change Effects on the National Forests   Arnaldo Ferrerira Breakout Session: Modeling, Optimization and Analysis
Growth Model Development Using Spatial Climatic and Topographic Indices   Moonil Kim Breakout Session: Modeling, Optimization and Analysis
Land Surface Temperature and Normalized Difference Index Products   Hangnan Yu Breakout Session: Modeling, Optimization and Analysis
Field Data Collection using Collector for ArcGIS (Android, iOS)   Paul Barker Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Commercial-Grade Tablet Solutions for Disconnected Location Awareness, Data Access and Collection   Tyler Bax, James Schriever Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
GIS Mapping with Lasers, GPS and ArcPad   Joe Cronn Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Field Mapping with Juniper Systems Ultra-Rugged Handhelds and Aspect Mobile GIS   Scott Hunter Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Mobilizing GPS/GIS Data with Rugged Tablet PCs for Increased Field Productivity   Jo Lynn Smith Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Trimble Mobile Field Solutions   Brooks McKee, Rich Hilliker, Shaun Minton Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
The Next Generation Handheld - The Forge Echo   Mark Milligan, Rick Davis, John Cothrun, Johnny Thompson Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Single Tree and Plot Mapping in ArcGIS Online: Digitech Professional & PosTex Laser   Brian Mitchell Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Using Mobile GIS to Perform Real-Time Damage Assessment Caused by Wildfires   Tom Patterson Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Laser Offset Data Collection Utilizing ArcGIS for Windows Mobile   Derrick Reish Field Lab: Forest Navigation and Field Mapping
Workshop Welcome and Agenda Review   Ron Behrendt Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Q & A, Wrap-Up   Ron Behrendt Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Demo: Creating Derivative Products   Cody Benkelman Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Presentation: Feature Extraction from Lidar Point Clouds   Jonathon Gale Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Demo: ArcGIS for Imagery Management   Melanie Harlow Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Hands On: Case Study - Mondi Ltd. (My Lidar Data Just Arrived....NOW WHAT?)   Mark Norris-Rogers Hands on Workshop: Lidar in ArcGIS 10.1
Using GIS to Support Decision Making for Texas Forest Managers: Case Study of the Texas A&M Forest Service   Thomas G Boggus Opening Plenary
The Road Ahead for the Esri Forestry Group   Mark Books Road Ahead Session
Field Data Collection with ArcGIS Online Web Maps and the ArcGIS Collector   Timothy E. Clark Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
Field Data Collection and Real-Time Progress Monitoring   Timothy E. Clark Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
The Gatewing UAV solution for Remote Data Collection in Forestry   Rich Hilliker Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
Mobile GIS Solutions for Forestry   Jeff Shaner Technical Plenary: Field Mobility
What's New in ArcGIS Online   Michael Berzinis Technical Plenary: Forest Management
Spatial Analysis for Foresters   Peter Eredics, Mike Livingston Technical Plenary: Forest Management
The Art and the Science of Spatial Optimization   Ugo Feunekes Technical Plenary: Forest Management
The ArcGIS Desktop Water Crossing Tool   Nick Gralewicz Technical Plenary: Forest Management
Using LIDAR Data, Imagery and Automated Feature Extraction (AFE) for Forestry Applications   Jonathan Gale Technical Plenary: Lidar and Imagery

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