The College of British Columbia Establishes Trimble Know-how Lab Serving the School of Forestry

WESTMINSTER, Colo., and VANCOUVER, B.C., Jan. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Constructing on a dedication to…

The College of British Columbia Establishes Trimble Know-how Lab Serving the School of Forestry

WESTMINSTER, Colo., and VANCOUVER, B.C., Jan. 12, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Constructing on a dedication to domesticate a highly-trained workforce that may drive the progressive options of tomorrow, Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) and the School of Forestry on the College of British Columbia (UBC) are collaborating to ascertain a state-of-the-art Trimble Know-how Lab at UBC’s Forest Sciences Centre.

As with many industries, the forestry career is present process digital transformation to enhance productiveness and drive sustainability. Analysis and educating at UBC Forestry is providing college students new alternatives to study and acquire expertise utilizing industry-focused software program and {hardware} applied sciences. With an in-kind present from Trimble, the lab at UBC would be the first forestry-focused lab for Trimble and the primary lab of this kind in Canada.

Among the many lab applied sciences that may assist increase educating and analysis alternatives are computer-based determination help programs, 3D modeling software program, rugged field-tablets and 3D laser scanners. Academic areas that may profit from this new lab area embody silviculture, stand dynamics, forest biometrics, carbon administration, sustainable harvesting programs and useful resource identification, quantification and lots of extra.

“The development of forestry and pure assets schooling and studying alternatives in British Columbia will allow next-generation professionals to sort out the massive challenges of tomorrow. This present to UBC represents Trimble’s dedication to the way forward for sustainable forestry practices,” stated Amy Northcutt, director of Training and Outreach with Trimble. “College students graduating from UBC Forestry applications within the coming years might be outfitted with information of the most recent applied sciences. They’ll enter careers inside forestry and adjoining fields equivalent to civil engineering and development well-equipped to handle a number of the most pressing challenges surrounding carbon sequestration within the sustainable constructed surroundings.” 

“The Trimble Know-how Lab at UBC offers college students and researchers entry to a number of the most progressive digital instruments which are being built-in into forestry practices throughout the {industry},” stated Dr. Nicholas Coops, UBC Forestry professor and Canada analysis chair in Distant Sensing. “Making this expertise out there beneath one roof will assist UBC Forestry proceed to offer the best caliber instructional and analysis alternatives.”

The lab will embody a broad vary of Trimble’s industry-leading applied sciences such because the Trimble® XR10 HoloLens with hardhat, TX8 laser scanners, robotic complete stations and subject tablets. Superior software program options embody RealWorks® scanning software program, eCognition® knowledge analytics software program, Tekla® Constructions, Tekla Structural Design Suite, Trimble Entry™ subject software program, TerraFlex™ GIS knowledge assortment, and the corporate’s well-liked 3D modeling software program, SketchUp Professional, in addition to the Trimble Related Forest™ portfolio, which allows forestry professionals to gather, talk, and analyze data throughout the forest to mill provide chain—enhancing productiveness and streamlining operations.

About UBC 

The College of British Columbia is a worldwide middle for educating, studying and analysis, persistently ranked among the many high 20 public universities on this planet. UBC embraces innovation and transforms concepts into motion. Since 1915, UBC has been opening doorways of alternative for folks with the curiosity, drive and imaginative and prescient to form a greater world. To study extra concerning the UBC School of Forestry go to:

About Trimble

Trimble is an industrial expertise firm remodeling the best way the world works by delivering options that allow our prospects to thrive. Core applied sciences in positioning, modeling, connectivity and knowledge analytics join the digital and bodily worlds to enhance productiveness, high quality, security, transparency and sustainability. From purpose-built merchandise to enterprise lifecycle options, Trimble is remodeling industries equivalent to agriculture, development, geospatial and transportation. For extra details about Trimble (NASDAQ:TRMB), go to:


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