We were very privileged to host Dr. Mathias (Mat) Disney and his team using their RIEGL lidar to scan the FACE rings at the outset of the experiment, which will help to characterise the plot biomass and structure as well as establish a baseline of the canopy structure against which future changes can be compared and unpick potential structural differences between the rings at the outset. Read more about the field-campaign on Mat’s blog: http://disneytls.blogspot.fr