Areas of Expertise

  • The use of large and small footprint LiDAR sensors for forest parameter assessment and inventory
  • LiDAR simulation using the FLIGHT radiative transfer model to explore the effect of sensor specifications and surface characteristics on the ability to estimate vegetation parameters
  • Investigating the prospects of the emerging technology of single-photon/photon-counting LiDAR for vegetation analysis from both airborne and spaceborne platforms


  1. Iglhaut, J., Cabo, C., Puliti, S., Piermattei, L., O’Connor, J., Rosette, J. Structure from Motion Photogrammetry in Forestry: a Review Current Forestry Reports 5 3 155 168
  2. Rosette, J., Cook, B., Nelson, R., Chengquan Huang, ., Masek, J., Tucker, C., Guoqing Sun, ., Wenli Huang, ., Montesano, P., Rubio-Gil, J., Ranson, J. Sensor Compatibility for Biomass Change Estimation Using Remote Sensing Data Sets: Part of NASA's Carbon Monitoring System Initiative IEEE Geoscience and Remote Sensing Letters 12 7 1511 1515
  3. Duncanson, L., Dubayah, R., Cook, B., Rosette, J., Parker, G., Rosette, J. The importance of spatial detail: Assessing the utility of individual crown information and scaling approaches for lidar-based biomass density estimation Remote Sensing of Environment 168 102 112
  4. Rosette, J. Lidar Remote Sensing for Biomass Assessment (Ed.), Remote Sensing of Biomass: Principles and Applications InTech
  5. Rosette, J. Stemwood Volume Estimates for a Mixed Temperate Forest using Satellite LiDAR Journal of Forest Planning 13 214

See more...


  • UAV Remote Sensing For The Detection Of Oak Decline (current)

    Other supervisor: Prof Peter North
  • Quantitative estimation of vegetation traits and temporal dynamics using 3-D radiative transfer models, high-resolution hyperspectral images and satellite imagery (current)

    Other supervisor: Prof Peter North
  • Climate-related tree health and their role in the carbon balance (current)

    Other supervisor: Dr Sietse Los