Skip to main content

Digital Imaging Basics for Natural Resource Managers

Buy Article:

$29.50 plus tax (Refund Policy)


The increase in processing speed and the miniaturization of digital storage have made digital imaging available to anyone. One advantage of digital imagery for natural resource managers is that it can be enhanced on the computer to bring out details of interest--whether vegetative stress, species composition, or growth and volume. However, there are many considerations that need to be addressed when contracting for digital imaging services or purchasing your own equipment and performing the work in-house.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Program Leader, Liaison and Special Projects, USDA Forest Service Remote Sensing Applications Center, 2222 West 2300 South, Salt Lake City, UT 84119-2020

Publication date: June 1, 2000

More about this publication?
  • 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.

    Also published by SAF:
    Forest Science
    Other SAF Publications
  • Submit a Paper
  • Membership Information
  • Author Guidelines
  • Ingenta Connect is not responsible for the content or availability of external websites

Access Key

Free Content
Free content
New Content
New content
Open Access Content
Open access content
Subscribed Content
Subscribed content
Free Trial Content
Free trial content
Cookie Policy
Cookie Policy
Ingenta Connect website makes use of cookies so as to keep track of data that you have filled in. I am Happy with this Find out more