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JSC Latvia's State Forests provide canopy crown height model WMS service. This service has been developed by the LVM GEO remote sensing experts using manually classified Latvian Geospatial Information Agency airborne laser scanning data. The digital terrain model service covers half of the territory of Latvia (more than 32 900 km2), it fully covers Kuzeme territory, most of Zemgale territory and parts of Vidzeme and Latgale.

Canopy crown height model represents canopy crown surface height distinguishing individual tree crown heights. This model helps to identify height of individual trees in the 1st level of a forest stand. The color schema of the canopy crown height model correlates with this scale (m):

 

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As soon as more airborne laser scanning data will be avaiable covering missing territories, we will add those to this service.

This service is available along other LVM GEO published WMS services:

http://lvmgeoserver.lvm.lv/geoserver/ows?service=wms&version=1.3.0&request=GetCapabilities&layer=public:CanopyHeightLKS

Service is prepared using: Digital terrain model source data © Latvian Geospatial Information Agency, 2016. Reference is mandatory.

 

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