2001 Workshop Proceedings Forest Measurements for Natural Resource Professionals

2001 Workshop proceedings document cover

A Workshop Series on Forest Measurements for Natural Resource Professionals was held in the fall of 2001. These proceedings were prepared as a supplement to the workshop. 

The series topics included:

  • Sampling & Management of Coarse Woody Debris- October 12, 2001
  • Getting the Most from Your Cruise- October 19, 2001
  • Cruising Hardware & Software for Foresters- November 9, 2001
Table of Contents
The What and Why of Coarse Woody Material by Mark J. Ducey...................................1
Down Dead Wood in Maine, NH and VT: Regional Characteristics (1993-1995) by Linda S. Heath...........................5
Coarse Woody Debris on the Bartlett Experimental Forest by Mariko Yamasaki..................8
Effects of Silviculture on Coarse Woody Debris by William B. Leak...............................12
Line Intercept Sampling for Coarse Woody Material by Mark J. Ducey............................16
Sampling Down Coarse Woody Debris with an Angle Gauge by Jeffrey Gove...................21
Pre-Cruise Planning by Mark J. Ducey..................................................................26
Field Techniques by John Bozak.........................................................................36
What Do Your Cruise Results Mean? by Ken Desmarais.............................................39
Writing Integrated Prescriptions from Your Cruise Results – or How Do I Recognize and Treat Wildlife Habitat Elements by Mariko Yamasaki.......................................................45
Stand-level Inventory Needs for Silvicultural Prescriptions by William B. Leak.................49
Log Rule Tools and Timber Tools - Modern, Easy to Use and Inexpensive by Steven Bick....52
MULTICRUISE – Multi-Product, Multi-Level Timber Inventory by Tom Hahn.................54
Two Dog Forest Inventory Software by Jeff Underhill................................................55
Handheld Field Computers by Jeff Underhill...........................................................57
Rugged Handheld Field Computers vs. Palm/Pocket PC Handsets by Jeff Underhill.............59
NED Software for Forest Management: Much More Than Cruising by Mark Twery & H. Michael Rauscher....61
The Society for the Protection of NH Biotimber Inventory (BTI) by Andrea Alderman..........................67
 
Recommended Citation: Bennett, Karen P., technical coordinator. 2001. Forest Measurement for Natural Resource Professionals, Workshop Proceedings. University of New Hampshire Cooperative Extension Natural Resource Network Report.

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