Okefenokee Technical College 2012-2013 Catalog
FORS 1260 Forest Measurements (2-5-4)
Emphasizes identification of primary and secondary forest products and their manufacturing processes and uses. Topics include: history of forest products manufacturing and raw forest resource identification.Introduces the fundamental principles and practices of timber cruising. Emphasizes fixed plot method of statistical sampling. Topics include: importance of forest measurements, forest measurement tools and equipment, forest measurement methods, and cruising and scaling methods.
Corequisite: MATH 1012