914147 Forest biometrics I


Type
Lecture and exercise
Semester hours
3
Lecturer (assistant)
Vospernik, Sonja , Nothdurft, Arne , Schwarz, Marcel , Tockner, Andreas , Gollob, Christoph , Voglsperger, Elisabeth
Organisation
Institute of Forest Growth (WAFO)
Offered in
Wintersemester 2017/18
Languages of instruction
Deutsch

Content

Forest Biometrics and Sustainability The volume and the form of trees Instruments to measure tree diameters and -heights Accuracy of measurements, measurement errors, Regression Analysis Forest measurements in stands, full cruising, sampling in stands (angle counts = point sampling) Measurement and estimation of tree and stand growth

Previous knowledge expected



Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

The student will (i) get insight into the role of forest biometrics as it relates to his future profession, and (ii) learn to use the most common mensuration techniques and to estimate their accuracy.
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.