Introduction to Computing Applications in Forestry and Natural Resource Management

Jingxin Wang

September 1, 2017 by CRC Press
Textbook - 378 Pages - 28 Color & 144 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9781138626300 - CAT# K31838


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  • Introduces computing concepts systematically and thoroughly through hands-on applications
  • Offers an array of practical computer skills pertinent to forest operations and and other natural resources
  • Helps students develop applications step by step in three distinct modules: Data storage, Data acquisition and Data management
  • Includes practical examples that are based on author's research projects in the field since 2003
  • Written by an author with specific expertise in forestry who brings together both broad and in-depth coverage of all important topics
  • Summary

    Due to the complexity of operational forestry problems, computing applications are becoming pervasive in all aspects of forest and natural resource management. This book provides a comprehensive introduction to computers and their applications in forest and natural resource management and is designed for both undergraduate and graduate students in forestry and natural resources. It introduces state-of-the-art applications for several of the most important computer technologies in terms of data acquisition, data manipulation, basic programming techniques, and other related computer and Internet concepts and applications. This book consists of six parts and 19 chapters.