Airborne LiDAR Detects Selectively Logged Tropical Forest Even in an Advanced Stage of Recovery

We use LiDAR data from ca. 16 km2 of forest in Sierra Leone, West Africa, to discriminate areas of old-growth from areas recovering from selective logging for 23 years.

Kent, R.; Lindsell, J.A.; Laurin, G.V.; Valentini, R.; Coomes, D.A.