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Aerial Photographs in Forest Surveys

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Use of aerial photographs in forest surveys is developing rapidly. Each year brings new techniques and instruments. Already it has become a subject for the specialist. Technical articles have thereby been removed from ready understanding by the uninitiated. The author herein attempts to acquaint the general reader with the status of current activities in the field, and to provide a background for appraising new developments destined to appear soon.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Director, Nation-wide Forest Survey, Division of Forest Economics, U.S. Forest Service, Washington, D.C. Senior member, S.A.F.

Publication date: February 1, 1948

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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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