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Land Information

Good forest mapping provides many benefits to forest owners:

  • Due diligence and feasibility study - making sure that what is described is really there with no unpleasant surprises.
  • Budgeting and forecasting - providing an accurate definition of the planted/stocked area, treatments, costs and revenues.
  • Planning and operations - maps are an important tool for harvest planning and engineering and play a vital role in tracking, recording and reporting operations that are performed on a forest.
  • Legal and compliance - maps provide excellent support for resource consent applications and are helpful in cases where legal boundaries may not line up with planted boundaries. Mapping hazards makes operations safer.

PF Olsen invests to provide leading-edge forest mapping services. This means you can be assured of getting the most accurate and cost-effective mapping and land information possible. And because we always work with your harvest returns in mind our advice and recommendations have your best interests at heart.

Services available from PF Olsen's Land Information team include:

  • aerial photography and interpretation
  • forest mapping
  • geographic information systems (GIS)
  • stand record management, including storage of inventory data
  • auditing of existing forest maps
  • digitising
  • GPS (global positioning system) surveys
  • area measurement and assessment
  • LIDAR assessments and interpretation
  • constructing contours and digital terrain models
  • data capture

Don't be in the dark about your forest