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FORS 1260 – Forest Measurements
Pre/Co-requisite(s): MATH 1012

Emphasizes identification of primary and secondary forest products and their manufacturing processes and uses, and methods of statistical sampling. Introduces the fundamental principles and practices of timber cruising. Topics include: history of forest products manufacturing, raw forest resource identification, importance of forest measurements, forest measurement tools and equipment, forest measurement methods, and cruising and scaling methods.