The U.K. Forestry Commission Research Agency has created a fly-through animation of a three-dimensionally constructed oak tree using terrestrial laser point clouds.
"It has put out leaves in its lower portion this spring, but its upper portion, the crown of the tree, has not put out new leaves," Klippel told NJ.com. "An oak tree tends to hold onto its leaves through the winter and then a growth spurt will push off the older leaves early in the spring.
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