Harvesting A Major Vegetation Map
In France’s Brittany region, stakeholders have been pressured to balance urban development demands with environmental protection policies, but insufficient vegetation maps have made that difficult. A botanical organization used Trimble’s eCognition software to develop a semi-automated mapping system and produce Brittany’s first-ever regional vegetation map. The goldmine of classified flora is giving stakeholders a holistic view of Brittany’s biodiversity and the knowledge to protect, develop and manage it.
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