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The Plane Survey

  • P. W. West
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Abstract

For inventory and general forest management purposes, it is essential to have available a map of any forested area of interest. This chapter describes how a survey of the boundary of a forested area should be conducted to produce a map drawn on a flat (plane) surface. The principles of the global positioning system are described also, a system that has use for navigation around the forest as well as for the conduct of surveys.

Keywords

Slope Angle Horizontal Distance Survey Point Satellite Information Differential Global Position System 
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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2015

Authors and Affiliations

  • P. W. West
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  1. 1.School of Environment, Science and EngineeringSouthern Cross UniversityLismoreAustralia

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