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Forest Measurements: An Applied Approach

Author: Joan DeYoung
Subject: Natural Sciences
Source: Open Textbook Library
Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources
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This is a forest measurements textbook written for field technicians. Silvicultural applications and illustrations are provided to demonstrate the relevance of the measurements. Special “technique tips” for each skill are intended to help increase data collection accuracy and confidence. These include how to avoid common pitfalls/ effective short cuts and essentials for recording field data correctly. The emphasis is on elementary skills; it is not intended to be a timber cruising guide.

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