Why Canadian forestry companies are one card short of a royal flush

It’s been a tough year for the Canadian forestry industry. A combination of factors has seen both the price and demand for lumber drop, leading to the closure of several mills and a significant drop in output. This can be … Continue Reading

Satellites vs. Lidar for Forestry Management?

Traditionally, monitoring and managing large forests has been a very costly and labour-intensive activity; involving ground teams to walk and observe a representative sample of forest. In recent years however, two new forms of forest analysis have emerged: Lidar and … Continue Reading

Monitoring Wildfires and Assessing Damage from Space

Rezatec’s geospatial data analytics service is helping foresters to salvage timber after devastating wildfires. Not a day goes by without a wildfire burning in some part of the world. Fires are spreading across larger areas and burning more severely than … Continue Reading

British Columbia Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society confirms successful completion of forest regrowth mapping project with Rezatec

Since March 2018, Rezatec has worked with British Columbia Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society (BC OGRIS) to map vegetation regrowth across a significant area of 80,000 km2 in NE British Columbia, Canada to support Caribou habitat restoration efforts. … Continue Reading

Identifying Spruce Beetle infestations earlier using satellite data

Spruce Beetles have become an increasing threat to the forestry industry over recent decades. Outbreaks used to be episodic but are now at epidemic levels in many parts of the world. Once an infestation is identified, it is a race … Continue Reading

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Rezatec extends its global reach into Canada with its geospatial data analytics for the forestry sector

Rezatec, the leading provider of geospatial data analytics to the Forestry sector, today announced that it is to provide its forestry attribute data products to the BC Oil and Gas Research and Innovation Society (BC OGRIS), the not-for-profit society enabling … Continue Reading

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Understanding large-scale plant health. Rezatec analyses satellite data to map tree species and disease in large forested areas.

By developing pioneering data analysis techniques and machine learning algorithms, Rezatec is now able to produce powerful analytical insights for owners and managers of the world’s forests. Rezatec analyses earth observation data and imagery to provide scalable, accurate and regularly … Continue Reading

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Rezatec wins SSGP funding to further develop geospatial analytics to evaluate plant health in UK

Rezatec, leading geospatial data analysts, has recently been awarded Phase II funding for the development of geo-spatial big data analytics products that can identify and monitor plant health on a large scale. The funding from the Space for Smarter Government Programme (via the UK Space Agency), is the result of a competitive application process through Innovate UK’s Small Business Research Initiative (SBRI), following an initial feasibility project (Phase I) to ensure the commercial value of the products and services under development by Rezatec. … Continue Reading