FOR 250 – 001
Statistics and Measurements I
(3 Credits)
Fall 2013
Dr. Darryl Cremeans

Topic

Lecture Notes

Additional Materials

General References

Introduction

Syllabus

Honor Code

Forest Products Measurement Training

Compass + Pacing

2

Compass & Pacing
Compass Manual

Forest Mensuration Book

Measuring Tree Diameter

and Timber Marking

3 & 4

Biltmore Stick
Calipers & D-Tape
Relaskop Manual

Tree and Forest Measurement Book

Measuring Tree Height

5

Abney Level Manual
Clinometer

Timber Cruising Handbook

Tree Defects + 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 + 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

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
 

Forest Analytics with R Book