Thursday, 13 November 2014

Sheffield A-level Geography student working at Delamere

This summer saw Phoebe Cox helping out with fieldwork at Delamere Forest. Phoebe, an A-level Geography student from Sheffield, completed a stand survey with Lucy, measuring tree diameters (dbh) and tree heights at the Beech plot. These data will be used to verify the canopy measurements made from the SALCA instrument providing validation of the height, height to base of live crown and dbh estimates. She also had an introduction to the SALCA instrument and battled through the undergrowth to see how the instrument worked in the pine plot.

The maximum tree height was around 33m




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