Remote Sensing Questions Chapter 11
- How can aerial photographs be used by foresters and range managers?
- What elements govern the occurrence and distribution of native vegetative cover?
- How are moisture, temperature, and land elevation related to plant community
- What four criteria might be considered in the simples method of vegetation classification?
- What are the six fundamental ecological formations?
- What are major problems in devising a vegetation classification system?
- Describe the classification system used by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the
- What are two important prerequisites for vegetation interpretation and classification
especially when using the inferential approach?
- What other factors influence the final accuracy?
- What is the first step in cover-type recognition and what are the chief diagnostic features?
- When is recognition of an individual species on an aerial photograph most easily
- What general level of plant discrimination is most possible with each of the following
scales? LANDSAT images; 1" = 2000'
- one inch represent one mile
- one inch represents 150 feet
- 1" represents 1/8 mile
- As a minimum, with what should the interpreter be familiar for species identification?
- Describe the classification criteria used by Driscoll and Coleman.
- How are tree volume estimates achieved?
- Describe the steps in producing the Tree Volume Table for Young-Growth Ponderosa
- When is the production of such a table useful?
- Describe one approach to determining stand volumes.
- How does aerial photography assist in wildfire prevention, detection, and fighting and
- How might aerial photography be used by in a logging operation?
- Who wrote, A Guide to Air Photo Interpretation of Forest Damage in Canada?
- What is the Agricultural Handbook 261?
- What are the seven classes of land differentiated on the basis of the intensity of outdoor
recreational use or the quantity of outdoor recreation in the Canada Land Inventory