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

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. (Modified author abstract)

Descriptors :   *Tropical regions, *Tree canopy, *Terrain intelligence, Trees, Vegetation, Sampling, Tropical tests

Subject Categories : Military Intelligence

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE