Measuring and Modeling Forests
(3.0 cr; Prereq-[ESPM 3012 or STAT 3011]; and MATH 1151; 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.