Transect Method of Estimating Forest Area From Aerial Photograph Index Sheets
Abstract:Use of aerial photographs in many phases of forestry work is becoming increasingly prevalent. Estimation of the extent of forest stands within large areas from such photographs by planimetering has proved difficult and tedious. The following paper describes a method that is less laborious and gives more dependable results.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Central States Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: September 1, 1942
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