FOR 250 – 001
Statistics and Measurements I
(3 Credits)
Fall 2014
Dr. Darryl Cremeans

Topic

Lecture Notes

Additional Materials

References

Introduction

Syllabus

Honor Code

Forest Products Measurement Training

Compass, Pacing and GPS

2

Compass & Pacing
Compass Manual
GPS Manual

Forest Service GPS site

Measuring Tree Diameter

and Timber Marking

3, 4

Biltmore Stick
Calipers & D-Tape
Relaskop Manual

Forest Mensuration Book

Tree and Forest Measurement Book

Measuring Tree Height

5

Abney Level Manual
Clinometer

Timber Cruising Handbook

Tree Defects and Quality

6

Tree Defects:  A Photo Guide

Defects in Hardwood Timber Handbook
Grading Hardwood Trees

Volume Determination

7

Timber Volume Tables

Timber Volume Estimator Handbook

Data Recording and Establishing Plots

8

 

Service Forester’s Handbook

Fixed Plots

9, 10

 

National Forestry Handbook

Point Sampling

11, 12, 13

Cruise spreadsheet 

 Cruise spreadsheet help doc

Measuring Nontimber Resources

14

USLE 

KY BMPs

Cruise Summaries

18

 

 

Stand Valuation

19

 

 

Site and Stocking

20

 

Site Index Curves

Stand Density

21

 

 

Timber Prescriptions

22

 

 

Statistics Introduction

23

 

 

Statistical Sampling

26

 

 

Frequency and Distribution

28

 

 

Stratification

29

 

 

ANOVA

30

 

Forest Analytics with R Book