Study Implications for “Estimating Forest Productivity Using Site Characteristics, Multipoint Measures, and a Nonparametric Approach Defining and understanding forest productivity is of interest to a wide variety of natural resource professionals including ecologists, climate change experts, forest biometricians, and forest managers. A new method of defining forest productivity using multipoint …
What is Forest Biometrics? In layman’s terms, forest biometrics is information about forests than comes from measuring and counting. People who do the measuring and analysis are called Forest Biometricians. The people who need the information are foresters, people and companies who own forest land, people who invest in forest …
Patrick’s interest in growth / yield models and timber inventory started in college.
As a working forester, researcher and educator for over fifty years, there are a number of trends which are occurring in plain sight, but appear to be hidden from view.
FBRI Board Members
Ken Borchert, Bureau of Indian Affairs, NW Regional Office, Portland, Oregon
Marc Vomocil, Starker Forests, Inc., Corvallis, Oregon
Brian Sharer, Finite Carbon, Inc., Portland, Oregon
2019 and 2020 updates include incorporating the services available through satellite technology. On the user side, FPS is now working with additional database systems, such as Microsoft SQL Server Express.
The years 2010 – 2018 added the important factor of the shade tolerance of tree species to the data library. On the technical side, the software was updated for Windows 7 in March of 2011.