Forest Intelligence


A unique forest management information system

Forest Intelligence from space




Best value investments in

Forest Property and

Carbon Opportunities.

Quantify in-stand forest volumes

and Carbon stocks.

Monitor ongoing forestry

operations and support optimal

harvest operations.

 What can ForestNow measure?

Tree Height

Forest species

Tree Density


Tree DBH

Carbon content and merchantable volume

 What can a ForestNow data map tell you?

What is produced from the berries of the Western Juniper tree which can live over a thousand years ?

Do you know?

Tree species and metric maps

Showing lead species by pixel


  • Tree species composition at 10m raster resolution for full species profile for any area within the US.

  • Accuracies of up to 95% at an individual pixel-level.

  • This product is available without the need of supplemental training data

How many years does the Sugar Maple tree live?

Do you know?

What are the uses of Balsam fir essential oil?

Do you know?

What is birch sap traditionally used as?

Do you know?

Sample ForestNow maps

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Tree atrributes


  • Full wall-to-wall coverage of area based tree-metric data such as average height, DBH, density, and volume.

  • Go beyond a simple stand level estimate by gaining within-stand perspective.

  • Localized reference data such as plots or previous inventory data depending on the level of accuracy required may be needed.


  • Expanded insight into the area-based tree-metric data by drilling down into a treelist format to give users a complete tree size profile.

  • This treelist format can be summarize by existing stand, strata or parcel boundaries.

  • New boundaries can also be manually drawn or auto-delineated based on species and area-based metrics in the two products listed above

Mix and Match for Customized Solutions

GSI products can be requisitioned individually or combined to meet your specific forest inventory needs for a fully customized solution. Solutions can be further   tailored by using additional patented GSI analytics to squeeze out the maximum value from your data to inform key business decisions.

Examples of client specific use-cases:

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Mill Wood
Timber Logs
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Real estate Due diligence and Property Intelligence

✓Real-Estate Due Diligence and Property Search:

Evaluate hundreds of properties by having access to up-to-date forest inventory at cost effective state-wide coverage. Determine the current value of standing timber on any given property and/or validate a seller’s inventory by getting near-real time harvest updates

Measuring the merchantable volume to discover  the best harvest opportunties

  • ForestNow data map shows areas of high volume and low volume.

  • The brighter coloured pixels seen indicate the areas of higher merchantable volume.

  • Accurate and timely data.

  • Merchantable volume indicates the areas that may be ready to harvest.

  • ForestNow gives clients the forest intelligence they need to know to make better informed business decisions.


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