Table of contents for The photoload sampling technique : estimating surface fuel loadings from downward-looking photographs of synthetic fuelbeds / Robert E. Keane and Laura J. Dickinson.


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Photoload  Sampling  Background  ...................... ................... 2
General Description ........ ............................................... 2
The  Photoload  Sequences .................. ....................................... 3
Photoload  Sampling  Protocol .................................. ...................  4
Determining if Photoload Sampling is Right for You ........................4
Preparing for Photoload Sampling ...........................................5
Determining the Scale of Sampling for Your Assessment ................ 5
Using  the  microplot approach  ...................... .................... 6
Using  the  macroplot approach  ..................... .................... .  7
Using  the  stand  approach  .................................. ..................  8
Making the Photoload Fuel Loading Estimates ............................ 8
Adjusting  visual estimates  ..................................................... 9
Calibrating your eye for estimating loadings ......................... 10
Estimating  fine  woody fuel loading  .....................................  10
Estimating log fuel (1000 hr) loading .................................. 11
Estimating shrub and herbaceous loading ............................ 12
Estimating litter and duff loadings ............................... ..... 13
References  ............................ .................... ..................   13
Appendix A-Photoload Sequences for Northern Rocky
Mountain  Fuelbeds  .............................................. .. 15
Appendix B-Tables of Log and Branch Loading by Diameter
and  Length  ........................................  ..   31
Appendix C-Photoload Plot Form and Cheat Sheet ................... 41



Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Fuelwood Sampling Technological innovations, Forest ecology Observations Technological innovations