914111 3P-Sampling

Lecture and seminar
Semester hours
Lecturer (assistant)
Tockner, Andreas
Offered in
Sommersemester 2024
Languages of instruction


Performing 3P-samples to determine the stocking volume of a forest stand and comparing the results with person-carried laser scanning data.

Previous knowledge expected

Forest biometrics I

Objective (expected results of study and acquired competences)

After completing the course the students will be able to
1 list and evaluate methods for estimating the gross stocking volume of a forest stand
2 independently conduct 3P-sampling and calculate estimators from the obtained data
3 express the possibilities of ground based LiDAR in forestry applications and list the three most important advantages
4 acquire person-carried laser-scanning data by following 5 golden rules of data capturing
5 apply software for extracting single tree measurements from 3D point clouds
6 compose and write a coherent method chapter in the style of scientific reports
You can find more details like the schedule or information about exams on the course-page in BOKUonline.