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Research in forest inventory, monitoring, growth and yield

International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. World Congress

Research in forest inventory, monitoring, growth and yield

proceedings from sessions of S4.02 "Forest Resource Inventory" and joint sessions of S4.02 and S4.01 "Mensuration, Growth and Yield" at the World Congress of International Union of Forestry Research Organizations in Montreal, Canada, August 5-11, 1990

by International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. World Congress

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Published by School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in Blacksburg, Va., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest surveys -- Congresses.,
  • Forest productivity -- Congresses.,
  • Vegetation monitoring -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Harold E. Burkhart, G.M. Bonnor and J.J. Lowe.
    SeriesPublication FWS -- 3-90., Publication FWS -- 90-3.
    ContributionsBurkhart, Harold E., Bonnor, G. M., Lowe, J. J., International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. Subject Group S4.02 Forest Resource Inventory., International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. Subject Group S4.01--Mensuration, Growth, and Yield., Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. School of Forestry and Wildlife Resources.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 267 p. :
    Number of Pages267
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15198608M

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