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by gjschmidt
Tue Mar 25, 2014 9:11 pm
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Revisiting the tree dimension index
Replies: 16
Views: 4237

Re: Revisiting the tree dimension index

I am a little late in this conversation, but I thought about this problem many years ago. I never understood the significance of the AF points system. It assumes certain ratios between the dimension that are simply artifacts of the units of measure and would not make sense in metric. Think about it,...
by gjschmidt
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:43 pm
Forum: Measurement and Dendromorphometry
Topic: Is it time for a National Big Tree Database/website?
Replies: 10
Views: 2757

Re: Is it time for a National Big Tree Database/website?

Am I missing something here (I may be, I have not been following long)? Doesn't this forum already recommend a database? http://treesdb.azurewebsites.net/Map The database is pretty nice, since it displays your choice of measurement units. I have been browsing the forum for new listed size measuremen...
by gjschmidt
Tue Mar 25, 2014 8:05 pm
Forum: Post Here First - Introduce Yourself
Topic: Botanist from Michigan
Replies: 4
Views: 1923

Botanist from Michigan

Hello, I am Greg. Measuring trees and estimating vegetation structure by species for the soil survey in western Michigan is my day job. I lead hikes every spring in the GSMNP and always carry a DBH tape. My metric DBH tape always throws foresters off, because the increments of cm DBH looks a great d...

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