Forest Growth and Yield Modeling

Forest Growth and Yield Modeling

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Forest Growth and Yield Modeling synthesizes current scientific literature and provides insights in how models are constructed. Giving suggestions for future developments, and outlining keys for successful implementation of models the book provides a thorough and up-to-date, single source reference for students, researchers and practitioners requiring a current digest of research and methods in the field. The book describes current modelling approaches for predicting forest growth and yield and explores the components that comprise the various modelling approaches. It provides the reader with the tools for evaluating and calibrating growth and yield models and outlines the steps necessary for developing a forest growth and yield model. Single source reference providing an evaluation and synthesis of current scientific literature Detailed descriptions of example models Covers statistical techniques used in forest model construction Accessible, reader-friendly styleRanger, J., Gelhaye, D., 2001. ... USDA Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station, Fort Collins, CO. Rehfeldt ... Reynolds, J.H., Ford, E.D., 2005. ... Rich, P.M., Wood, J., Vieglais, D.A., Burek, K., Webb, N., 1999. Guide to HemiView: Software for analysis of hemispherical photography. Manual. Deltaa€“T Devices, Ltd, Cambridge, UK. Richards, F.J., 1959. A flexible growth equation for empirical use.

Title:Forest Growth and Yield Modeling
Author:Aaron R. Weiskittel, David W. Hann, John A. Kershaw, Jr., Jerome K. Vanclay
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2011-07-15


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