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A Simple Model for Estimating Total and Merchantable Tree HeightsAuthor(s): Alan R. Ek; Earl T. Birdsall; Rebecca J. Spears
Source: Research Note NC-309. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionA model is described for estimating total and merchantable tree heights for Lake States tree species. It is intended to be used for compiling forest survey data and in conjunction with growth models for developing projections of tree product yield. Model coefficients are given for 25 species along with fit statistics. Supporting data sets are also described.
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CitationEk, Alan R.; Birdsall, Earl T.; Spears, Rebecca J. 1984. A Simple Model for Estimating Total and Merchantable Tree Heights. Research Note NC-309. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
KeywordsTree height estimation equations, regression, survey, growth and yield projection
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