Note: A Note on Carmean's Estimate of Height from Stem Analysis Data
Abstract:Carmean (1972) presented a method for adjusting height/age data from stem analysis. This adjustment is not correct when applied to that portion of a tree bole above the highest section point. In this part of a tree bole the adjustment always underestimates tree height for a given age. A simple modification is made to Carmean's method so that it is applicable to the top section of a tree. For. Sci. 37(1):368-369.
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Document Type: Miscellaneous
Affiliations: Forest Biometrician, Potlatch Corporation, P.O. Box 1016, Lewiston, ID 83501
Publication date: March 1, 1991
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