An Appraisal of Range Survey Methods
Authors: Reid, Elbert H.; Pickford, G. D.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 42, Number 7, 1 July 1944 , pp. 471-479(9)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Much disagreement exists as to the relative merits of the square-foot-density and reconnaissance methods of range survey. This article presents the results of twenty separate surveys of a range area in eastern Oregon made with these methods. The comparisons of dependability of forage estimates and of relative costs, as well as the discussions of grid and aerial-photograph mapping procedures, should be of much interest to range technicians.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station
Publication date: 1944-07-01
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