Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 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