Optimal 3D reconstruction of plants canopy from terrestrial laser scanner data by fusion of the 3D point information and the intensity value

  • Mathilde Aline Balduzzi Virtual Plants INRIA/CIRAD UMR AGAP
  • Frédéric Boudon CIRAD/Virtual Plants INRIA UMR AGAP
  • Christophe Godin Virtual Plants INRIA/CIRAD UMR AGAP
Keywords: Terrestrial LiDAR, leaves geometry, LiDAR intensity, shape-from-shading, Kalman filter


We develop an algorithm to digitize in situ canopy and to tag automatically each of its leaves. This algorithm fuses the distance information and the intensity values of a terrestrial LiDAR scanner.

1B Reconstructing and observing plant structure