An Economical Forest Inventory Method
Abstract:Less costly methods for obtaining reliable extensive forest inventory data for purposes of long-range planning are continually sought. This article briefly describes the procedure used by the Tennessee Valley Authority in covering an area of 26,182,000 acres of land, 52 percent of which is forested, at a cost of 1.6 mills an acre.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Department of Forestry Relations, Tennessee Valley Authority
Publication date: August 1, 1941
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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.
2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry
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