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Sectional Aluminum Poles Improve Length Measurements in Standing TreesAuthor(s): Joe P. McClure
Source: Res. Note SE-98. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Southeastern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe use of sectional aluminum poles to measure lengths in standing trees can reduce bias and improve measurement precision. The method has been tested extensively under a variety of field conditions by Forest Survey crews in the Southeast. Over 16,000 trees with lengths up to 120 feet have been measured over the past 5 years.
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CitationMcClure, Joe P. 1968. Sectional Aluminum Poles Improve Length Measurements in Standing Trees. Res. Note SE-98. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
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