FOR 250 – 001
Statistics and Measurements I
(4 Credits) Fall 2016
Dr. Darryl Cremeans

TOPIC

PowerPoint

LINKS

 

introduction to course/syllabus

1

Syllabus

Forest Products Measurement Training

Introduction to Statistics

2

 

Compass, Pacing and GPS

3&4

Compass Manual

Compass & Pacing

Compass, pacing and GPS

 

GPS Manual

Forest Service GPS site

Statistical Notation

5

 

 

Measuring Tree Diameters

6

Biltmore Stick

Measuring Tree Diameters

Measuring Tree Diameters

 

 

National Forestry Handbook

Populations

7

 

 

Measuring Tree Heights

8

Clinometer

Laser Hypsometer manual

Heights continued and Defect ID

9

Tree Defects:  A Photo Guide

Defects in Hardwood Timber Handbook
Grading Hardwood Trees

Measuring Tree Heights

 

Relaskop Manual

 

Samples

10

 

 

Volume Determination

11

Timber Volume Tables

Timber Volume Estimator Handbook

Volume Determination

 

 

 

Variability

13

 

 

Tree Crown Competition

 

 

 

EXAM 1

 

 

 

Data Recording & Establishing Plots

12

 

Tree and Forest Measurement Book

Fixed Plot Cruising

14

Fixed Area Plot Cruise

Timber Cruising Handbook

Fixed Plot Cruising

 

 

Forest Mensuration Book

Frequency and Distribution

18

 

 

Fixed Plot Cruising

 

Tree Abbreviations

Conducting a Simple Forest Inventory

Linear Regression

27

 

 

Variable Point Cruising

19

 

Service Forester’s Handbook

Measuring Non-timber resources

23

USLE 

KY BMPs

Variable Point Cruising

 

 

 

chi-squared tests

32

 

 

Stand Valuation

25

Current Pricing

 

Cruise Summaries and Comparison

26

 

 

Variable Point Cruising

 

Cruise spreadsheet 

 Cruise spreadsheet help doc

Other Cruising Systems

28

 

 

Lab Make-up Day

 

 

 

EXAM 2

 

 

 

t-tests

21

 

 

multiple regression

29

 

 

Site, Stocking

30

 

Site Index Curves

Stand Density

31

 

 

Site Index

 

 

 

Stratification

24

 

 

Timber Prescriptions

34

 

 

lab in computer room

 

 

 

ANOVA

35

 

Forest Analytics with R Book