Course Topics

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

Canvas Class Page (Resource)
University of Missouri Canvas site.
Assignments (Resource)
A list of assignments and the due dates.
Introduction (Overview) (Lecture)
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)
How to use R.
R demonstration 2 (Introduction) (Lecture)
More how to use R.
R demonstration 3 (Introduction) (Lecture)
More how to use R.
R demonstration 4 (Introduiction) (Lecture)
And still more how to use R.
RStudio demonstration (Introduiction) (Lecture)
How to use RStudio.

Section Unit 2 (Basic measurements)

Height problem (Basic Measurements) (Lecture)
What is the best way to measure the height of a tree?
Height test (Basic Measurements) (Code) (Lecture)
What is the best way to measure the height of a tree?
Height web version (Basic Measurements)
What is the best way to measure the height of a tree? The webpage version.

Section Unit 3 (Stand Description)

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

Section Unit 4 (Stand Stocking)

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

Section Unit 5 (Measurablitiy and Repeatability)

Measurability and Repeatability - Overview (Sampling) (Lecture)
How to get consistent measurements?
Measurability and repeatability (Sampling) (pdf) (Data) (Lecture)
How to get consistent measurements?

Section Unit 6 (Repeat Measurement Data)

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

Section Unit 7 (Allometric Equations)

Allometric Equations (Sampling) (pdf) (Lecture)
What is an allometric equation?

Section Units 8-10 (Sampling Simulator - Introduction)

Stocking Diagram - Overview (Sampling) (Lecture)
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)
How do you use the sampling simulator?

Section Units 11-14 (Sampling Simulator - Projects)

First sample Unit 11 (Sampling) (Lecture)
The first sample
Second sample Unit 12 (Sampling) (pdf) (Lecture)
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: January 12, 2018