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Density Management Diagrams

Forestry Unit Conversion

The following are common english to metric unit conversion for forestry that are not commonly found in other conversion lists.

Land Area
1 acre = 4046.87 meters2/ hectare
1 hectare = 2.471044 acres
Basal Area
1 foot2 = 0.2296 meters2/ hectare
1 meter2/ hectare = 4.356 feet2/ acre
Tree Volume by Land Area
1 foot3/ acre = 0.06997 meters3/ hectare
1 meter3/ hectare = 14.29 feet3/ acre
Tree Weight by Land Area
1 U.S. ton / acre = 2.241 metric tons / hectare
1 metric ton / hectare = 0.44609 U.S. tons / acre

References


Husch, B., T. W. Beers and J. A. Kershaw, Jr.. 2003. Forest Mensuration. Fourth Edition. John Wiley & Sons,
Hoboken New Jersey 443 p.


Created: November 16, 2007, By David R. Larsen
Last Updated: April 24, 2008