There is a special relationship between the gray squirrels and the pin oaks. The squirrels rely on the pin oaks to live. But they can also hurt the oaks by the bark stripping activities. They are not only showing up on the trees but also play in the parking lot close to these trees. Where are their habitats? Which trees do you like the best? Beyond the trees. where will they show up? The goal is to reveal this symbiotic relationship further through “chasing” and “documenting”.. (To be continued)
A density change through the site 2/13/2017
More rendered points add more details 2/20/2017
Pin oaks rely on animals to help them reproduce. The reason while their nuts are with think shells is because in this way squirrels would be more attracted to their fruits. These squirrels are not smart enough to remember where they hide their food, and then the survival of pink oak nuts will spread out to other places further than their “mother” is at, and the species gets the chance to move further.
From 3D to 2D perception – by using Recap 360, we successfully extracted the laser scan data to a point cloud plan, showing these pin oak trees and their surrounding context on campus.