The new, revised edition of the standard volume on forest measurement The updated edition of this long-standing classic, Forest Mensuration, Fourth Edition, provides new, complete coverage of current measurement practices and technological applications that expand the role of forest mensuration to include monitoring forest resources. This integrated approach takes into account all the resources of a forest, including such nontimber vegetation parameters as regeneration, lesser vegetation, woody detritus, and carbon. Providing solid working knowledge of all concepts and methods, along with guidance for further study, featured material includes: Applications of personal computers, global positioning, and GIS Key concepts of tree-stand parameters and principles of measurement Fundamental concepts of sampling methods English and metric units Forest Mensuration, Fourth Edition, is a valuable resource for students in forestry and forestry-related studies.
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aerial photographs angle application basal area board feet board-foot breast height calculated cent computers crown cubic foot curve determined developed diameter class diameter measurements digits equation even-aged stands example expressed factor forest area forest inventory forest mensuration forestry formula frustum horizontal point sampling hypsometer inches increment individual tree ingrowth inside bark instrument interval length linear log grades log rule mean meters method metric system Multistage sampling number of sampling number of trees obtained paraboloid period plot sampling polyareal procedure pulpwood punched cards quantity random ratio regression relationship sample plots sampling error sampling units scale Section selected simple random sampling solids of revolution species square stand volume standard standing trees stem stratum strips systematic sample tally techniques timber tion tree diameter tree height tree volume trees per acre uneven-aged unit area utilized variable varying vertical volume estimates volume table wood yield table
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