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The Forest Survey in the Douglas Fir Region

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Abstract:

The initiation in the Douglas fir region of the great nation-wide forest survey and its progress to date has been followed by foresters with the greatest interest, and many inquiries have been made as to the technic being employed. In this article, Mr. Andrews, in charge of the forest survey in the Douglas fir region, gives a resume of the problems met with in drawing up the plans for the survey, such as judging the value of existing data, the standards of cruising methods to be adopted and the classification systems for forest types, accessibility zones, and ownership groups. He describes the plan adopted and how it is applied in detail. His paper is limited largely to the inventory phase of the work.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Senior Forest Economist, U.S. Forest Service, Portland, Oregon

Publication date: March 1, 1932

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  • The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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