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Table 3 Specifications for the LiDAR scanning data

From: Robustness of model-based high-resolution prediction of forest biomass against different field plot designs

Parameter Value
Average flying altitude above ground level 2200 m
Flying speed 80 knots
Sensor pulse rate 52.9 khz
Sensor scan speed 20.4 lines per second
Nominal outgoing pulse density at ground level 0.8 points per square meter
Scanning field of view (FOW) half angle 20°
Swath width at ground level 1601.47 m
Point spacing on the ground (across-track / along-track) max. 1.88/2.02 m
Geometric accuracy (horizontal and vertical) max. 1 m