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an area of woodland, historically, one owned by the sovereign and set apart as a hunting ground with its own laws and officers.
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2006) found that adding Quickbird and SAR/InSAR forest structure metrics to Lidar resulted in no improvement for estimating biomass across 120 circular 0.
Overall results showed that the traditional utilization have a negative effect on forest characters and forest structure (vertical and horizontal structure).
To assess the response of species to differences in forest structure (disturbance), we first reduced the number of forest structure variables using Principal Component Analysis (PCA), thus restraining the number of control variables and avoiding collinearity.
No field measurements were taken to examine these relationships in the present study and further detailed field studies to determine relationships between PAI, forest structure and spectral vegetation indices are clearly warranted for comparison among sites (Kalascka et al.
Fifth, seed harvest and grazing are likely to act like hunting (Redford, 1992), so that human impact may be discernible in the small mammal community, even though it can not be seen in forest structure.
We annually assessed diameter and height growth as well as stem condition and indices of crown lighting and forest structure.
Forest structure has been affected by both natural and human disturbances since European settlement.
A treatment that combines a shelterwood seed step with a removal step is similar to even-aged harvests such as clearcuts with respect to the resulting forest structure and composition.
Objective: ForeStMap aims at developing an innovative methodology to derive 3-D information on forest structure at different scales, local to regional, based on a multi-source RS data (multispectral, LiDAR and SAR).
Forest structure: To determine mangrove forest structure the Point-Centered Quarter Method (PCQM) was used (Cintron & Novelli 1984).

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