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- Zahawi, Rakan A., et al. Show all 6 Authors
- Biological conservation 2015 v.186 pp. 287-295
- aboveground biomass; birds; cameras; computer software; computer vision; cost effectiveness; ecological value; forest canopy; forest restoration; frugivores; habitats; landscapes; models; monitoring; natural resources conservation; remote sensing; roughness; tropical forests; unmanned aerial vehicles; Costa Rica
- ... Large areas of tropical lands are being removed from agriculture and restored to address conservation goals. However, monitoring the ecological value of these efforts at the individual land-owner scale is rare, owing largely to issues of cost and accessibility. Traditional field-based measures for assessing forest recovery and habitat quality can be labour intensive and costly. Here we assess whet ...