Issue Number

Article 
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

Point3P
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 Cutout? 
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
Edgeeffect 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 
Online 
What
is the Approximate VBAR? What is its CV? 
Online 
The
Moving of Plots  and Detecting It

Online 
"Double Sampling"  Some
History and a Practical Extension

Online 
Cruise
Compilation Improvement 
Online 
Things
You Find in the Woods 
Online 
Is
the Other Method Better? 
Online 
Adjusting
percentages 
Online 
Locating
the center of a borderline tree 
Online 
Move the edge? 
Online 
Is it better? 
Online 
Things
you find in the woods 
Online 
Ratio Estimators 
Online 
Finding
Publications 
Online 
Alumni
Advantages 
Online 
Distribution
Calculations 
Online 
Sampling Piles and
Distributed Waste 
Online 
Some
Publications of Interest 
Online 
Weighted
Averages 
Online 
An
Experimental Design Issue 
Online 
Minimizing
Missing Plot Problems

Online 
Rounding
your Plot Radius Factor (PRF) 