Stem cubic-foot volume tables for tree species in the Upper Coastal Plain by Alexander Clark

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station in Asheville, N.C .

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  • Stems (Botany) -- Measurement -- Statistics.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Southern States -- Mensuration -- Statistics.,
  • Forest surveys -- Southern States -- Statistics.

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StatementAlexander Clark III, Ray A. Souter.
SeriesResearch paper SE -- 296.
ContributionsSouter, Ray A. 1953-, United States. Forest Service. Southern Research Station.
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 88 p. :
Number of Pages88
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Open LibraryOL15562946M

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Sawtimber tables display saw-log stem volume by log (foot) and half log (8-foot) intervals and also show stemwood volume to a 7-inch d.o.b. top for softwoods, to a 9-inch d.o.b.

top for hardwoods and to a 4-inch d.o.b. top for all species. Pulpwood tables show stemwood volume to a Cited by: 4. Stem cubic-foot volume tables for tree species in the Upper Coastal Plain. Asheville, N.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station, [] (OCoLC) Stemwood cubic-foot volume inside bark tables are presented for 16 species and 8 species groups based on equations used to estimate timber sale volumes on national forests in the Piedmont.

Tables are based on form class measurement data for 2, trees sampled in the Piedmont and taper data collected across the South. Tables are presented of stemwood cubic-foot volume inside bark for 16 species and species groups based on equations used to estimate timber sale volumes on 3 national forests in the Piedmont.

The species and species groups are pine (all, shortleaf [Pinus echinata], longleaf [Pinus palustris], loblolly [Pinus taeda], all major, Virginia [Pinus virginiana]), all soft hardwoods, sweetgum Cited by: 2.

Stemwood cubic-foot volume inside bark tables are presented for 14 species and 9 species groups based on equations used to estimate timber sale volumes on national forests in the Gulf and Atlantic Coastal Plain.

Tables are based on form class measurement data for 2, trees sampled in the Gulf and Atlantic Coastal Plain and taper data. Stem cubic-foot volume tables for tree species in the Piedmont. Asheville, N.C.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Research Station, [] (OCoLC) cubic-foot volume for each half-log segment (log length is 32 feet) along with an estimate of total cubic-foot volume of the merchantable part of the tree stem.

An estimate of cubic feet (or board feet) for the odd chunk-length tree segment that lies between the top of the upper. A description of the basis for volume table calculation; and how volume estimates may vary by species, harvesting system, and tree size are also provided.

METHODS Volume estimates provided in this document are based on Honer’s standard volume tables (Honer et al. Honer provides tree volume functions based on total height and diameter. Stemwood cubic-foot volume inside bark tables are presented for 21 species and 8 species groups based on equations used to estimate timber sale volumes on national forests in the Deep South Area.

Tables are based on form class measurement data for 2, trees sampled in the Deep South Area and taper data collected across the South.

Beck, D.E. Cubic-Foot Volume Tables for Yellow-Poplar in the Southern Appalachians. US Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station, Research Note SE, 4 pages. Haack, P.M. Aerial Photo Volume Tables for Interior Alaska Tree Species.

US Forest Service, Northern Forest Experiment Station, Research Note NOR-3, 8. Abstract: Tables showing cubic-foot volume under bark of sawlogs and pulpwood pulpwood Subject Category: Commodities and Products see more details are presented for 21 species [Pinus echinata pinus echinata Subject Category: Organism Names see more details, P.

elliottii, P. palustris, P. taeda, P. glabra, Acer rubrum acer rubrum Subject Category: Organism Names. tree-volume and upper-stem diameter equations for loblolly and slash pines in the West Gulf Region.

South. Appl. For. 10(2)–] using independent data. The new equations ranked first (sum of ranks 9) in terms of percent bias and percent SEE for inside-bark predictions of upper-stem diameters and cubic-foot.

Stemwood cubic-foot volume inside bark tables are presented for 11 species and 8 species groups based on equations used to estimate timber sale volumes on national forests in the Upper Coastal Plain, Tables are based on form class measurement data for trees sampled in the Upper Coastal Plain and taper data collected across the South.

The upper-log tapers of swell-butted trees are less than in trees ot normal stem form having the same diameter. Because of this, tree diameter of swellbutted species should be measured about 18 inches above the pronounced swell. Measurement of first-log scaling diameter remains unchanged.

Standing tree volume Log scale rule Volume (Barkfree)m³. Wood species. Diameter at breast height Height Calculate. The final value is approximate and due to various factors may differ from the actual value.

Wood calculators. Mobile Wood species. R = merchantable cubic-foot volume to top diameter d t divided by total stem cubic-foot volume d t Bylin () created a regression model to predict tree volume using stump diameter and stump height for species in Louisiana.

where V = tree volume (cu and F.T. Lloyd, “Site Index for Loblolly Pine in the Atlantic Coastal Plain of the.

Weight, volume, and physical properties of major hardwood species in the Upland-South [microform] / Ale Stem cubic-foot volume tables for tree species in the Gulf and Atlantic Coastal Plain [electronic resour Weight, volume, and physical properties of major hardwood species in the southern Appalachian mountains.

Stemwood cubic-foot volume inside bark tables are presented for 14 species and 9 species groups based on equations used to estimate timber sale volumes on national forests in the Gulf and Atlantic Coastal Plain. Tables are based on form class measurement data for 2, trees sampled in the Gulf and Atlantic Coastal.

Volume Estimation. Volume Estimator Handbook (PDF,MB) Area Determination. The Timber Cruising Handbook, Section 50 - Area Determination (PDF, MB) - Cruising standards and outline of the approved sample cruise methods used by the USDA Forest Service.

A separate set of volume tables is available for many of the species and species groups in other geographic areas of the Southern Region (Clark and Souter a, b, c, 1 d, e, f). When a species volume table for a species measured in the Deep South Area is not available the Southwide tables should be used (Clark and Souter 1.

e, f). When a species volume table for a species measured in the Appalachian Area is not available the Southwide tables should be used (Clark and Souter ).

Introduction Purpose and Scope Starting inthe standard unit of measure for Federal timber inventories and sales will be the cubic foot rather than the board foot.

This change. Four principal things affect taper of a tree stem: relative rates of DBH and Height growth, crown length, genetics, and treatments 2. There are three functional ways that tree stem volumes may be apportioned into different parts / segments / sections: Volume Distribution Tables, Volume Ratio Systems, and Stem Taper Equations / Systems 3.

Variation in tree stem form depends on species, age, site conditions, etc. Stem taper models that estimate stem diameter at any height and volume should comply with this complexity. Total cubic-foot volumes of the entire stem for spruce, paper birch and quaking aspen were nearly equal to those reported by Gregory and Haack () for small-size classes but were slightly lower for larger classes.

The total cubic-foot volume of black cottonwood was slightly higher in our tables than in those of Gregory and Haack (). e, f). When a species volume table for a species measured in the Arkansas Area is not available the Southwide tables should be used (Clark and Souter 1 ).

Development of Equations The volume tables in this paper are based on profile equations developed from taper data coliected on 13, trees sampled in naturai stands across the South. Thomas G. Matney's 32 research works with citations and 1, reads, including: Growth and Stem Profiles of Invasive Triadica sebifera in the Mississippi Coast of the United States.

Volume equations are used to predict the content of stems of standing trees as a function of easily measured tree attributes such as diameter at breast height and tree height. Various functions have been proposed for predicting volume of a specified portion of the bole from stump height to a fixed top limit.

In a plantation of cherrybark oak was established on the second bottom of an Upper Coastal Plain creek in Hempstead County in southwestern Arkansas. Stem cubic-foot volume tables for tree species in the South.

USDA For. Serv. Res. Pap. SE p. Fowells, H.A. 29 years on a coastal plain creek-bottom site. The Comprehensive Tree-volume Tarif tables can be used to obtain total volume (entire tree stem) or volume to a different top diameter (i.e., merchantable volume) Start by finding tarif number for 4” top first, then a volume factor is found that is the ratio of the desired volumetric units to the volume up to a.

Loblolly pine grows on the Coastal Plain and Piedmont from southern New Jersey to eastern Texas and as far south as central Florida (fig. Its wide range, occurrence in pure stands, and general utility make it the most com-mercially important southern pine species.

This species grows on a wide variety of soils, but it grows best on. USDA Forest Service Gen. Tech. Rep. PSW-GTR Tree Volume Equations for 10 Urban Species in California1 Norman H. Pillsbury2 Jeffrey L. Reimer2 Abstract: This study is the first phase of a three-phase urban forest utilization project at California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo.

Stem cubic-foot volume tables for tree species in the upper coastal plain. tables are presented for 11 species and 8 species groups based on equations used to estimate timber sale volumes on. Introduction. Models for predicting components of tree volume have been a hallmark of forest measurement science since its inception, beginning with simple volume tables to estimate bole saw timber volume to a fixed merchantable top diameter (Gevorkiantz and Olsen, ), progressing to increasingly more sophisticated stem profile models, aka ‘taper’ models, which can predict the volume.

Ogeechee tupelo (Nyssa ogeche) is a small, scarce tree that grows in swamps and along rivers on the southern coastal plain from South Carolina through northern Florida (Burns and Honkala ). Finally, bear tupelo (Nyssa ursina) is a shrub or small tree that grows on wet flatwoods and savanna sites and occurs in only six counties in the.

volume G, which is derived from small-footprint lidar data, for estimating individual-tree basal area and stem volume. Based on the plant allometry relationship, we found that basal area B is exponentially related to G (B 1G3⁄4, where 1 is a constant) and stem volume V is proportional to G (V 2G, where 2 is a constant).

The models based on. Cubic-foot volume of the tree stem is a basic measure of wood volume that’s independent of how the tree is cut into logs.

It’s also useful in determining some basic growth relationships for the stand and for comparison with other stands or species. Using the numbers described above, along with measuring the tree.

Scribner volume table. Cubic-foot volume. This is a basic measure of the total wood volume in a tree and is independent of how the tree is cut. into various log lengths and diameters.

It is also useful for determining basic growth relationships for the stand and for comparing stands or species. You can use the numbers described above along. Dean W. Coble's 35 research works with citations and 1, reads, including: FIRST THROUGH FOURTH GROWING SEASON RESPONSES OF PLANTED LOBLOLLY PINE TO THINNING IN THE WESTERN GULF REGION.

Using other upper stem diameter measurements and Newton's formula (Husch et al., ), merchantable volume was calculated for each tree. Altogether, the data consist of observations representing 77 species, with the number of observations (n) per species. I already have the DBH and height of the trees and I need to know the form factor of the tree species in order to calculate the volume.

I have the yield table but it does not cover all the. dib= upper stem diameter inside bark at height h D = d.b.h. (inches) outside bark h = height at the upper stem diameter prediction (feet) H = total tree height (feet) bi = linear regression parameters (table 1) ai = join points (table 1); the upper join point is i = 1; lower is i .If the bole or stem of a tree were shaped like a true cylinder, the calculation of volume in the stem would be simple.

However, most tree stems taper as you move higher in the tree. Therefore, upper diameters along the stem are also important components of volume equations. The stem diameter at the small end of the first log (16 feet in.Volume tables are based on diameter and/or height and/or tree form.

They are often derived via volume equations that are statistically sound and based of regression analysis. Volume tables. A volume table of a particular species is defined as a table showing the average volume of trees, logs or sawntimber for one or more given characteristics.

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