AFRIDS™

See the Forest for the Trees

User-friendly GIS technology in the palm of your hand. Empower the whole team, from field operators to office managers, with on-demand geospatial data that’s easy to use.

Successful forest operations rely on timely access to accurate information. AFRIDS™ unlocks the power of LiDAR-derived forest inventory metrics with an easy-to-use web application that’s accessible anywhere with an internet connection. Make confident operational decisions with quick access to such critical information as:

  • Gross merchantable volume and location in the forest
  • Harvesting strategies that will maximize return
  • Accuracy of current inventory database
  • Tree species and location in the forest
  • Gross merchantable volume and location in the forest
  • Harvesting strategies that will maximize return
  • Accuracy of current inventory database
  • Tree species and location in the forest
  • Forest inventory sample plot layout
  • Proposed road layout
  • Proposed stream crossing layout

Built on the ESRI ArcGIS platform, AFRIDS™ is designed to run on any computer, tablet, operating system and web browser. The web application stores your forest management planning data on the cloud or local server so wherever you go, your forest goes too. AFRIDS™ is accessible, accurate and customized to your land base. Every member of the team can put this enhanced forest inventory tool to work.

Accessible

Lim Geomatics is recognized worldwide for combining sophisticated GIS technology with intuitive design. The AFRIDS™ interface unlocks terabytes of forest inventory data with the click of a button. Foresters can increase efficiency of operations and easily export detailed reports and maps.

Accurate

Make confident decisions with AFRIDS™ for each stage of forest management, from big-picture strategic planning to boots-on-the-ground operations. AFRIDS™ can be calibrated for any forest in the world. We build each model from user-defined forest inventory data, such as DBH, height, basal area and volume. Lim Geomatics proprietary algorithms have unmatched accuracy, up to 95 percent, with respect to scaled volume estimates.

Customization

Forest managers steward dynamic ecosystems and so adaptability is key. AFRIDS™ can isolate and analyze any aspect of forest operations, from harvesting to yarding/skidding, forwarding and transport. We regularly add extensions to meet specific user requirements.

Built on the Esri ArcGIS platform, AFRIDS™ is designed to run on your computer or tablet supported by any operating system and web browser. AFRIDS™ stores and processes your forest management planning data on the cloud or to a local server. Integrate our industry-leading web app into your planning procedures to access your forest from anywhere in the world with an Internet connection. Wherever you go, your forest goes too.

Accessible

Lim Geomatics is recognized worldwide for combining sophisticated GIS technology with intuitive design. The AFRIDS™ interface unlocks terabytes of forest inventory data with the click of a button. Foresters can increase efficiency of operations and easily export detailed reports and maps.

Accurate

Lim Geomatics is recognized worldwide for combining sophisticated GIS technology with intuitive design. The AFRIDS™ interface unlocks terabytes of forest inventory data with the click of a button. Foresters can increase efficiency of operations and easily export detailed reports and maps.

Customization

Forest managers steward dynamic ecosystems and so adaptability is key. AFRIDS™ can isolate and analyze any aspect of forest operations, from harvesting to yarding/skidding, forwarding and transport. We regularly add extensions to meet specific user requirements.

Founded in 2006, Lim Geomatics is an industry-leading GIS software development company. With offices in Calgary and Ottawa, Canada, we specialize in building web and mobile applications powered by the ArcGIS mapping platform.

Lim Geomatics is an Esri business partner:

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