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FOR322 Forest Mensuration
2008 Course Syllabus

 Week

Lab

Lectures

Tuesday

Wednesday

Friday

1
(
08/25/08)

Introduction to
Course and PC Tablets

Assessment of Tree Quality
Miller et al . Handout

Field Inventory Sampling
Fixed Area
A&B* pp 211-229

2
(
09/01/08)

Assessment of Tree Quality Lab (FIELD)
Miller et al. Handout

Field Inventory Sampling
Variable Area (Prism)
A&B pp 230-258

Field Inventory Sampling
Variable Area (Prism) (cont'd)

3
(
09/08/08)

Cruising Efficiency I
and Field Data Recorders
(FIELD)

Field Inventory Sampling
VBar

Field Inventory Sampling
Distance Sampling

4
(
09/15/08)

Cruising Efficiency II
(FIELD)

Field Inventory Sampling
Line Intercept

Field Inventory Sampling
3-P Sampling
A&B pp 259-270

5
(
09/22/08)

Distance Sampling
(FIELD)

Tree & Stand
Growth & Yield Concepts
A&B pp 337-346

Tree & Stand
Growth & Yield Concepts (cont'd)

6
(
09/29/08)

NO LECTURE (Eid Ul Fitr)
(CLASSES CANCELLED)

Continuous Forest Inventory
A&B pp 222-225

Measuring Site Productivity
A&B pp 312-321

7
(
10/06/08)

Stem Analysis Lab
(315 Bray)

NO LECTURE (CONFERENCE)
(CLASSES CANCELLED)

USDA Forest Service
Introduction to Cruise Design

8
(
10/13/08)

Growth & Site Lab
(FIELD)

Stand Density & Stocking
A&B pp 321-330
Supplemental Handouts

Stand Density & Stocking (cont'd)

9
(
10/20/08)

Continuous Forest Inventory Lab
(FIELD)

Stand Table Projection
A&B pp 345-350

Stand Table Projection Lab
A&B pp 345-350

10
(
10/27/08)

EXAM #1
Study Questions

Review of Descriptive Statistics
A&B pp 11-31

Simple Random Sampling
A&B pp 148-55

11
(
11/03/08)

Simple Random Sampling Lab
(
315 Bray)

Simple Random Sampling (cont'd)

Systematic Sampling

12
(
11/10/08)

Systematic Sampling Lab
(
315 Bray)

Stratified Sampling
A&B pp 42-46

Stratified Sampling (cont'd)

14
(
11/17/08)

Stratified Sampling Lab
(
315 Bray)

Regression/Ratio estimators
& Double Sampling
A&B pp 47-57

Regression/Ratio estimators
& Double Sampling (cont'd)
A&B pp 47-57

13
(
11/24/08)

Forest Inventory Software
(
315 Bray)

NO CLASSES - THANKSGIVING RECESS

15
(
12/01/08)

Double Sampling
(
315 Bray)

Cluster Sampling
A&B pp 57-63

Course Review

 

*A&B = Avery, T.E. and H.E. Burkhart. 2002. Forest Measurements 5th ed. McGraw-Hill Inc. 456 p.

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