Tree Height Measurements from Aerial Photographs
Abstract:Developments in serial survey technique during the past two decades have many valuable applications in forestry. One of the most useful is in estimating timber areas, typos, size classes, and volumes. The authors explore one phase of this work, height measurements, pointing out the advantages and disadvantages of three separate methods and of several measuring devices.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Research Assistant (Junior member, S.A.F.) Harvard Forest, Petersham, Mass.
Publication date: October 1, 1946
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