pyfor: point cloud analysis for forest inventory

pyfor is a Python package for processing and manipulating point cloud data for analysis in large scale forest inventory systems. pyfor is developed with the philsophy of flexibility, and offers solutions for advanced and novice Python users. This web page contains a user manual and source code documentation.

pyfor is capable of processing large acquisitions of point data in just a few lines of code. Here is an example for performing a routine normalization for an entire collection of .las tiles.

import pyfor
collection = pyfor.collection.from_dir('./my_tiles')

def normalize(las_path):
   tile =

collection.par_apply(normalize, by_file=True)

The above example only scratches the surface. Please see the Installation and Getting Started pages to learn more.

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