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Tree and Forest Measurement

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Tree and Forest Measurement

Forests must be measured if they are to be managed and conserved properly....

NHBS Price: £62.99 $81/€69 approx

By: Phil W West(Author)

210 pages, 27 illustrations

Springer-Verlag

Paperback | Jun 2009 | Edition: 2 | #179742 | ISBN-13: 9783540959656
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Forests must be measured, if they are to be managed and conserved properly. Tree and Forest Measurement describes the principles of modern forest measurement, whether using simple, hand-held equipment or sophisticated satellite imagery. Written in a straightforward style, it will be understood by everyone who works with forests, from the professional forester to the layperson. It describes how and why forests are measured and the basis of the science behind the measurements taken.

"Das englischsprachige Buch [...] hat das Zeil, eine Einfuhrung in die Methoden und Techniken der Vermessung von einzelnen Baumen und Bestanden zu geben. [...] Des Weiteren enthalt das Buch ein Glossar der wichtigsten verwendeten Begriffe [...] Das Werk [...] ist fur beginnende Forststudenten geeignet und ebenso fur Landbesitzer oder Landwirte ohne forstliche Ausbildung, welche einfache Messungen an ihren Waldern vornehmen mochten. Es gibt einen sehr guten und ubersichtlichen Einstieg in die Waldmesslehre und ist in einem angenehmen, leicht verstandlichen Englisch geschrieben [...] "
- Rene Wordehoff, in: Forstarchiv, December/2009, Vol. 80, Issue 6, S. 332


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