Accession Number : AD0770910

Title :   Tropical Vegetation Measurements

Descriptive Note : Final rept. on test operations procedure

Corporate Author : ARMY TEST AND EVALUATION COMMAND ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND MD

PDF Url : AD0770910

Report Date : 10 Apr 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 25

Abstract : The report describes a technique for predicting the number of trees in large areas of tropical forests from small samples. It also describes a method for estimating tree height from tree diameter. The techniques described have applications in evaluating the effects of vehicular mobility, weapons and/ or munitions, electromagnetic propagation, surveillance systems, and air- delivered items in tropical forests.

Descriptors :   *TERRAIN INTELLIGENCE, *TREE CANOPY, *TROPICAL REGIONS, SAMPLING, TREES, TROPICAL TESTS, VEGETATION

Subject Categories : Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE