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Foresters' Roles in Remote Sensing

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Foresters have played central roles in the development of today's remote sensing techniques. They were among the pioneers in research leading to advances in many of the methods and tools used in this field. Since the early 20th century, foresters have been working with remote sensing technology in private industry, universities, and government agencies. Just as important as the technique themselves is the ability to use them wisely; guidelines are offered to avoid some common pitfalls.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Management Consultant for Remote Sensing Technology applied to Forestry, Eco WIntel, Anacortes, Washington

Publication date: June 1, 2000

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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