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

Biltmore Stick
Calipers & D-Tape
Relaskop Manual

Forest Mensuration Book

Tree and Forest Measurement Book

Measuring Tree Height

4

Clinometer
Laser Hypsometer manual

Timber Cruising Handbook

Volume Determination

5

Timber Volume Tables

Timber Volume Estimator Handbook

Tree Defects and Quality

6

Tree Defects:  A Photo Guide

Defects in Hardwood Timber Handbook
Grading Hardwood Trees

Measuring Non-timber Resources

7, 8

USLE 

KY BMPs

Data Recording and Establishing Plots

9

 

Service Forester’s Handbook

Exam 1

10

 

 

Fixed Plots

11, 12

Fixed Area Plot Cruise

Conducting a Simple Forest Inventory

Point Sampling

13, 14

Cruise spreadsheet 

 Cruise spreadsheet help doc

Cruise Summaries

15

OfficeDog Manual

National Forestry Handbook

Cruise Assignment

PDF

Plot Data

Point Data

Stand Valuation

17

Current Pricing

 

Site and Stocking

18

 

Site Index Curves

Stand Density

19

 

 

Timber Prescriptions and Log Rules

21 and 20

 

 

Exam 2

 

 

Statistics Introduction

23

 

 

Statistical Sampling

26

 

 

Homework 1

Word doc

 

 

Frequency and Distribution

27

 

 

Stratification

28

 

 

Chi-square

31

 

 

ANOVA

29

 

Forest Analytics with R Book

Final Exam