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1

Should we expect the scale volume to match the cruise estimate?

2

Quality Control and New Cruising Methods

3

How to Examine a 3P cruise

4

"Count plots" in prism cruising, a simple money saver

5

What are "good" random numbers

6

Choosing a calculator

8

Subsampling for VBAR

9

Using and modifying Behre's Hyperbola for tree taper and volume

10

Portable Data Recorders, what's the real advantage?

11

"Half Plots" vs. "Split plot" – What is the difference?

12

A New Brunton Compass Series

13

Recent Changes in British Columbia (taper, DBH, Top Ht.)

14

Data Recorder Survey

14

What is the "Top Height" method?

15

How do "Publications" Happen

16

Rounding numbers – something to think about

18

1991 Edition of 16 foot volume tables by Mason, Bruce & Girard

21

Line Intersect Sampling – How does it work?

22

How should you handle dead trees without bark?

23

Fall Buck & Scale trees: How many?

25

Line Intersect Sampling - an example

26

Stand Tables in Variable Plot Sampling

26

Balancing Tree Count and VBAR measurement, a Computer Program

26

The (Un)importance of "K" in 3P sampling

26

Some tips about attending conferences

28

Measuring borderline trees - to the center or the face?

28

A 3P handheld data recorder & computer combination

29

Why use the DBH in 3P sampling?

30

"Nested" Count and Measured plots

31

Point-3P sampling - How does it work?

32

The Internet - being a "Net Cruiser"

33

Storing and Summarizing Cruise Data on a GIS

33

Changing the Area of a 3P Cruise After the Field Work

33

Searching the World Wide Web

35

Why Use the 16' Point in Variable Plot Sampling?

36

Some Thoughts on Check Cruising Procedures

36

Getting the most out of Instructors

36

Publishers on the Web

37

How would you choose extra measure trees in 3P sampling?

38

A Complete List of BAF on the American Scale Relascope

39

Where does the cruise line go?

39

What is the "Quadratic Mean Diameter?"

40

Western Mensurationists Conference at Lake Tahoe.

40

Elmia Wood Equipment Conference.

41

Changing the area of a 3P cruise after the field work.

41

Conference to celebrate Lew Grosenbaugh

41

How old is that tree?

42

"Intrusions" into a Stand

42

Web Hotspots

43

What about the Cut-out?

43

Sampling for Tree Form

44

Choosing a Random Point on a Map Sheet
45 Check Cruising
45 Using Count Plots to Adjust Stand Tables and Tree Lists
45 Documenting Equations in Programs and Spreadsheets
47 BC Cruisers Meeting
47 Ten Favorite Papers
48 Sampling from a List - a Big Improvement
48 Permanent Plot Area
48 Which Location? Ground or Map Position?
50 Readers' Favorite Articles
52 Edge Effect in Forest Sampling (Part I)
52 First Aid for Cruises (Part I)
53 Edge Effect in Forest Sampling (Part II)
53 First Aid for Cruises (Part II)
54 Measurement Ideas that Made a Difference
54 Old Books
54 Letters from Our Readers on the 50 Issues Compendium
55 BC Cruisers' Meeting 2001
57 HELP – My computer will not let me use count plots!
57 Line Intersect Sampling: An example of computations other than volume
57 Log Rule Publication
59 Edge Effect... A New Wrinkle
60 "Delineation" vs. "Stratification"
62 What Should a Computer Program Provide?
62 "Similar Neighbor" Techniques in Forestry
64 How Much of the Area is "Close to the Edge?"
65 Learn to use “Goal Seek” in EXCEL® Spreadsheets
66 A Plantation Problem from New Zealand
66 Changes in the Tide
67 How Variable are Minor Stand Components?
67 A Rare Species Problem
Online Subsampling Fixed Plots
Online Relascope Scales and BAFs
Online If You Don’t Like Measuring Borderline Trees, What Can You Do?
Online A Great Practical Edge-effect Solution for Typical Cruising Situations
Online How Many Edge Trees Do You Have?
Online The Point of Reading Old Papers -- CAREFULLY
Online The Camp Riley Cruise Experiment
Online Quality Control in Computers and Publications
Online Imaginary Heights in Variable Plot Cruising
Online A charming Australian view of the world
Online Is this definition adequate?
Online OOPS – I used the wrong plot radius factor for the borderline trees -- now what??
Online The use of “Rectangular Grids” in sampling.
Online Cruise Planning -- The Sequence New!
Online What is the Approximate VBAR? What is its CV? New!

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