4.01.00 - Forest mensuration and modelling


Temesgen Hailemariam, United States


Hubert Hasenauer, Austria

Matti Maltamo, Finland

Arne Pommerening, Sweden

State of Knowledge

Forest mensuration (also called forest measurements) has undergone a number of important changes in recent years.  Electronic measuring devices using laser or ultrasound emissions have become commonly used to measure distances.  These devices have reduced the time to measure tree heights considerably, and can be used to quickly obtain other tree parameter measures including spatial positions.  Ground Positioning Systems (GPS) that triangulate satellites to determine ground positions have become widely used.  Read more

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New Frontiers in Forecasting Forests 2018 Stellenbosch, South Africa
Forest Biometrics and Modeling Research: Past Successes, Current Challenges and Future Prospects Blacksburg, Virginia, United States

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