Measuring and Modeling Forests

Course ID: 
FNRM 3218 / 5218
Description: 

(3.0 cr; =[FNRM 5218]; Prereq-[Math 1142 or [Math 1271, Math 1272]], Stat 3011; A-F or Aud, spring, every year)

General sampling design and survey techniques to assess current resource conditions. Application of metrics/sampling methods to forest vegetation. Calculation of tree/stand volume. Selection of modeling approaches. Case studies of modeling to project future growth. Landscape processes, characterization, modeling.