Automated Forest Restoration (AFR) Workshop

Brainstorming a research agenda to automate
tasks of restoring tropical forest ecosystems.

28-31/10/15, Grand View Hotel, Chiang Mai, Thailand

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Rationale


Restoring tropical forests is of huge economic and ecological importance; to mitigate climate change, avert biodiversity losses, stabilize watersheds and supply forest products and services. In 2014, the UN called for forest restoration over 350 million ha by 2030, but how could it be done on such a vast scale? Most accessible land is already cultivated, leaving only remote sites for forest restoration. People are rel