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Notes: Rectifying Radii on Off-Center Increment Cores

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A geometric model for rectifying radii on an off-center core has been developed and found to be sufficiently accurate and consistent, with an average error of 1/120. The estimation procedure described should prove useful to foresters, biologists, dendrochronologists, archaeologists, and other researchers who use tree-ring data in their scientific investigations. Forest Sci. 32:1058-1061.

Keywords: Ring widths; concentric circles; rotten cores

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Associate Professor, Department of Forestry, University of Kentucky, Lexington 40546

Publication date: December 1, 1986

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
    Forest Science is published bimonthly in February, April, June, August, October, and December.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.702
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