Dr. Matthew Sumnall

Postdoctoral Associate

Matt is working with Tom Fox, Randy Wynne,and Val Thomas on Lidar applications in forestry. His specific research deals with use of Lidar to separate overstory trees from understory vegetation in loblolly pine plantations. The goal is to develop more accurate methods to determine leaf area of both the overstory pines and the understory vegetation. The work is supported by the Forest Productivity Cooperative.

  • 540-231-7680
  • msumnall@vt.edu
  • 228H Cheatham Hall
    310 West Campus Dr.
    Blacksburg, VA 24061