FOR 201 - Forest Mensuration I at Rappahannock Community College

Course Description

Effective: 2015-05-01

Teaches principles of forest measurements including basic elements of property boundary, location, forest mapping, techniques of tree measurement, and saw log and pulp wood scaling.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is designed to combine the fundamentals of locating, describing and measuring forest land ownership, with the fundamental measures of wood products associated with forest land. Forest measuring tools introduced in previous courses will be utilized to measure land area, tree volume, defect, log and pulpwood volume, stand density, site quality and growth.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

Prerequisites: FOR 115, MTH 113, MTH 114

Course Objectives

Major Topics to be Included

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