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Technical and Scientific Reports: Slope Correction when Point-Sampling

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A forester has a choice of three methods of slope correction when point-sampling. This study suggests all three methods provide similar estimates of mean tally per point and standard deviation of individual point tallies. Thus, a forester is free to choose the method he finds most convenient.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Department of Forest Resources, University of New Hampshire, Durham

Publication date: March 1, 1967

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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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