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:

Presenter Favorite Paper/Book
Jim Arney 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.
Bob Curtis Reineke, J.L. 1933. Perfecting a stand density index for even-aged forests. J. Agric. Res. 46:627-638
Jim Flewelling 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.
Kim Iles Matérn, B. 1958. On the geometry of the cross-section of a stem. Meddel. Statens Skogsforskningsinst. 46:1-28.
Greg Johnson Perry, D.A. 1984. A model of physiological and allometric factors in the self-thinning curve. J. Theor. Bio. 106:383-401
Ken Mitchell Eichhorn, F. 1904. Beziehungen zwischen Beflandshöhe und Beflandsmaffe. Allgemeine Forst- und Jagdzeitung 80:45-49.
Bob Monserud Spurr, S.H. 1952. Forest Inventory. Ronald Press Co., New York. 416 p.
John Moser Clutter, J.L. 1963. Compatible growth and yield models for loblolly pine. For. Sci. 9(3):354-371
Don Munro Behre, C.E. 1923. Preliminary notes on studies of tree form. J. For. 21:507-511
Bill Warren 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.

Originally published July 1999

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