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A review of past research on dendrometersAuthor(s): Neil Clark; Randolph H. Wynne; Daniel L. Schmoldt
Source: Forest Science. 46(4): 570-576
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionThe purpose of a dendrometer is to measure tree diameter. Contact and noncontact dendrometers accomplish this task by collecting different metrics, including girth or distance between tangent points on a tree stem. Many dendrometers have been developed in the last quarter century and many have been retired. This article summarizes instrument developments and application results, contains an interpretation of the results, and provides guidance for dendrometer selection.
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CitationClark, Neil; Wynne, Randolph H.; Schmoldt, Daniel L. 2000. A review of past research on dendrometers. Forest Science. 46(4): 570-576
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