Forest Mensuration Handbook

  • Title : Forest Mensuration Handbook
  • Author : G J Hamilton
  • ISBN 13 : 9789388399012
  • Year : 2021
  • Language : English
  • Binding : Hardbound
  • MRP : Rs 3250
  • Selling Price : Rs 2535
  • Discount : 22%
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Contents: Key to Procedures Acknowledgments Contents Index to Charts and Tables by Species Introduction GENERAL ASPECTS OF MEASUREMENT Expression of quantity The need for conventions Cost/beneļ¬t aspects of measurement Choice of method MEASUREMENT CONVENTIONS Diameter (dbh, mid-, top-) Length Volume MEASUREMENT OF FELLED TIMBER Procedure 1 - Timber lengths, sawlogs, billets (mid-diameter >< length>< length>< length>< length) Procedure 5 - Stacked timber (i) Measurement of stacks (ii) Solid/stacked conversion factors Procedure 6 - Weight (i) Weight measurement (ii) Establishing volume/weight ratios MEASUREMENT OF STANDING TINEBER Procedure 7 - Single standing trees (dbh, height) Alignment charts Procedure 8 - Standing sales (tariff system) Procedure 9 - Inventory, valuation (top height, basal area, stand area) Form height tables, Alignment charts Procedure 10 - Piece-work payment (top height, dbh, nos. of trees) Procedure 11 - Thinning control (top height/tariff, dbh) MISCELLANEOUS 1. Sampling 2. Plot sizes 3. Relascope 4. Height measurement 5. Bark Bark volume tables 6. Assortments Assortment tables 7. Sawn softwood sizes 8. Geometric formulae 9. Conversion factors 10. Abbreviations TABLES Roundwood tables (mid-diameter, length) Sawlog tables (top diameter, length) Smallwood tables (top diameter, length) Pitwool tables (top diameter, length) Tariff tables Selected Index