Canadian Forest Service Publications
Computerized data acquisition for radial growth. 1988. Zarnovican, R.; Ouellet, D.; Gendron, S. Canadian Forestry Service, Quebec Region, Sainte-Foy, Quebec. Information Report LAU-X-80E. 13 p.
Issued by: Laurentian Forestry Centre
Catalog ID: 14400
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An accurate estimate of tree growth is a basic requirement in forest mensuration studies. This report describes the configuration and the operation of equipment used at the Laurentian Forestry Centre for stem and growth analysis in the laboratory. Graphic illustrations show the results of applying this new form of analysis to forestry.
We examined the fundamentals of analysing the radial growth of trees, the methods of measuring, and the various stages of stem analysis. Our main objectives were to computerize the acquisition of information and to process and store radial growth data for stem analysis.
Also available under the title:
Saisie informatisée de la croissance radiale (French)