Ten Favorite Papers
At the Western Mensurationists meeting in June 1999, ten members were asked to identify
their favorite paper or book. Each member made a short introduction to their choice and
explained why that particular work floated to the top. We thought you would like to see
what they came up with. Below are their selections:
||Grosenbaugh, L.R. 1954. New tree-measurement concepts: height
accumulation, giant tree, taper and shape. USDA For. Serv. South. For. Exp. Sta. Occ.
Paper no 134.
||Reineke, J.L. 1933. Perfecting a stand density index for
even-aged forests. J. Agric. Res. 46:627-638
||Press, W.H., B.P. Flannery, S.A. Teukolsky, and W.T.
Vetterling. 1986. Numerical Recipes: The Art of Scientific Computing. Cambridge University
Press, Cambridge. 818 p.
||Matérn, B. 1958. On the geometry of the cross-section of a
stem. Meddel. Statens Skogsforskningsinst. 46:1-28.
||Perry, D.A. 1984. A model of physiological and allometric
factors in the self-thinning curve. J. Theor. Bio. 106:383-401
||Eichhorn, F. 1904. Beziehungen zwischen Beflandshöhe und
Beflandsmaffe. Allgemeine Forst- und Jagdzeitung 80:45-49.
||Spurr, S.H. 1952. Forest Inventory. Ronald Press Co., New
York. 416 p.
||Clutter, J.L. 1963. Compatible growth and yield models for
loblolly pine. For. Sci. 9(3):354-371
||Behre, C.E. 1923. Preliminary notes on studies of tree form.
J. For. 21:507-511
||de Vries, P.G. 1979. Line intersect sampling: statistical
theory, applications and suggestions for extended use in ecological inventory. In Sampling
Biological Populations (G.M. Cormack, G.P. Patil, and D.S. Robson, editors). Statistical
Ecology Series, Vol. 5:1-77. Intern. Coop Publish. House, Fairland, Md, USA.