NOC:Forest Biometry


Lecture 1 - Introduction


Lecture 2 - Recap of formulae: area and volume


Lecture 3 - Recap of trigonometry


Lecture 4 - Measurment of central tendency and dispersion


Lecture 5 - Graphical presentation of data


Lecture 6 - Shape of a tree: Form and Taper


Lecture 7 - Metzgers theory


Lecture 8 - Form factor and form quotients


Lecture 9 - Taper equations


Lecture 10 - Making the cuts


Lecture 11 - Cross-section of a tree


Lecture 12 - Where to measure the diameter


Lecture 13 - Callipers - Usages and Issues


Lecture 14 - Tape: Usage and issue


Lecture 15 - Measurement of bark and growth rings


Lecture 16 - Tree height: Direct and indirect measurements


Lecture 17 - Method of similar triangles: Shadow and sticks


Lecture 18 - Distance measurements: foot, tape and rangefinder


Lecture 19 - Angular measurement


Lecture 20 - LIDAR


Lecture 21 - Canopy attributes - Part I


Lecture 22 - Canopy attributes - Part II


Lecture 23 - Canopy attributes - Part III


Lecture 24 - Canopy cover and closure


Lecture 25 - Photogrammetry


Lecture 26 - Basal area of a tree and stand


Lecture 27 - Stand basal area, crop diameter and crop age


Lecture 28 - Point sampling - I


Lecture 29 - Point sampling - II


Lecture 30 - Number density and sample calculations


Lecture 31 - Volume: Direct calculations through sections


Lecture 32 - The Quarter - girth formula


Lecture 33 - Volume computations in the field


Lecture 34 - Volume Table


Lecture 35 - Forest Sampling


Lecture 36 - Density and mass measurement


Lecture 37 - Normalized difference vegetation Index (NDVI)


Lecture 38 - Site quality


Lecture 39 - Recap - I


Lecture 40 - Recap - II