Biometry (including Tree Height)
Students measure properties of vegetation and identify species in order to classify land cover using the MUC System and to provide supplemental information about their site.
Step-by-step instructions for collection data according to the protocols.
Measure Tree Height on a Slope- Two-Triangle with Eyes Higher than Tree Base Technique Field Guide (pdf)
Sheets to be filled out during data collection
Land Cover Investigation Measure Tree Height on a Slope- Two-Triangle with Eyes Higher or Lower than Tree Base Technique Data Sheet (pdf)
Land Cover Investigation Measure Tree Height on Level Ground- Simplified Clinometer Technique Data Sheet (pdf)
Activities to help students learn more about the instruments and protocols
A summary of learning activities for the biosphere investigation area.