Course Topics

Key: Unstudied, ~ Current, ✔ Completed, ☆ Reference

Blackboard Class Page (Resource)
University of Missouri Blackboard site.
Assignments (Resource)
A list of assignments and the due dates.
Introduction (Overview) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
Outline of the class structure and resources.
References (Reference)
List of the class resources that cover this material in greater depth.
Software (Software)
An introduction to the Software used in the Class.
Video (Video)
Class videos
Reports (Reports)
Class Reports

Section 1 (R Introduction)

R demonstration 1 (Introduction) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
How to use R.
R demonstration 2 (Introduction) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
More how to use R.
R demonstration 3 (Introduction) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
More how to use R.
R demonstration 4 (Introduiction) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
And still more how to use R.
RStudio demonstration (Introduiction) (Lecture; mp4 webm )
How to use RStudio.

Section Unit 2 (Basic measurements)

Height problem (Basic Measurements) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
What is the best way to measure the height of a tree?
Height test (Basic Measurements) (Code) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
What is the best way to measure the height of a tree?

Section Unit 3 (Stand Description)

Stand Table Overview (Summary) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
What is a stand table?
Stand Tables (Summary) (pdf) (Code) (Data) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
How do I use a stand table?

Section Unit 4 (Stand Stocking)

Stand Stocking Overview (Summary) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
What is a stand stocking?
Stand stocking (Summary) (pdf) (Code)
How do I use a stand stocking?

Section Unit 5 (Measurablitiy and Repeatability)

Measurablitiy and Repeatability - Overview (Sampling) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
What is a stand stocking?
Measurablitiy and repeatability (Sampling) (pdf) (Data) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
How do I use a stand stocking?

Section Unit 6 (Repeat Measurement Data)

Repeat Measurement Data - Overview (Sampling) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
What is Repeat measurement Data?
Repeat Measurement Data (Sampling) (pdf) (Code) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
How do I use repeat measurement data?

Section Unit 7 (Allometric Equations)

Allometric Equations (Sampling) (pdf) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
What is an allometric equation?

Section Units 8-10 (Sampling Simulator - Introduction)

Stocking Diagram - Overview (Sampling) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
Using stocking diagrams with the Sample Simulator.
R package - foreststocking (Windows) (Code)
Package is for R >= 3.0 on Windows
R package - forestsample (Windows) (Code)
Package is for R >= 3.0 on Windows
R package - foreststocking (MacOS or Linux) (Code)
Package is for R >= 3.0 on MacOS or Linux
R package - forestsample (MacOS or Linux) (Code)
Package is for R >= 3.0 on MacOS or Linux
Sampling Simulator (Unit 10) (Sampling) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
How do you use the sampling simulator?

Section Units 11-14 (Sampling Simulator - Projects)

First sample Unit 11 (Sampling) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
The first sample
Second sample Unit 12 (Sampling) (pdf) (Lecture; flash mp4 webm )
The second sample
Third sample Unit 13 (Sampling) (pdf) (Code)
The third sample
Fourth sample Unit 14 (Sampling) (pdf) (Code) (Data)
The fourth sample

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Advanced Forest Biometrics by David R. Larsen is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

Author: Dr. David R. Larsen
Created: December 31, 2015
Last Updated: December 31, 2015