Estima-Estimation of Forest Canopy Cover : a Comparison of Field Measurement Techniques

@inproceedings{Korhonen2006EstimaEstimationOF,
  title={Estima-Estimation of Forest Canopy Cover : a Comparison of Field Measurement Techniques},
  author={Lauri Korhonen and Tapio T. Korhonen and Miina Rautiainen and Pauline Stenberg},
  year={2006}
}
Estimation of forest canopy cover has recently been included in many forest inventory programmes. In this study, after discussing how canopy cover is defined, different ground-based canopy cover estimation techniques are compared to determine which would be the most feasible for a large scale forest inventory. Canopy cover was estimated in 19 Scots pine or Norway spruce dominated plots using the Cajanus tube, line intersect sampling, modified spherical densiometer, digital photographs, and… CONTINUE READING
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