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Automatic processing of timber appraisal cruises
Miller, Robert M.
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station in Berkeley, Calif
Written in English
|Statement||Robert M. Miller, Sharon D. Roof|
|Series||Technical paper / Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station -- no. 74, Technical paper (Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.)) -- no. 74.|
|Contributions||Pacific Southwest Forest and Range Experiment Station (Berkeley, Calif.), Roof, Sharon D.|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||25 p. :|
|Number of Pages||25|
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Timber Cruising. Cruising is the process of measuring forest stands to determine stand characteristics, such as average tree sizes, volume, and quality. The primary purpose of cruising is to obtain a volume estimation to Automatic processing of timber appraisal cruises book and prepare timber sales.
We provide technical expertise in statistical sampling, measurement protocols. The Cruise Processing V2 (Version 2) program is similar to the previous version of the program.
Most of the functionality has been maintained and several new features are included such as the ability to produce graphs, modify weight factors, modify merchantability rules. You could measure every tree and do a percent appraisal, but this is very time consuming and costly to do on large forests.
But another way is to use a sampling system. A proven system, called "point sampling," is used regularly by foresters and can be used by timber owners as well.
A client wants a ballpark number on the fee that would be charged by a consulting forester for a timber cruise for a acre tree farm with mixed species.
For a timber cruise, other equipment besides the angle gauge will be needed. Some like to do a systematic cruise where plots are taken at regular intervals throughout the stand. In addition to an angle gauge, a compass, and a property map, something to accurately determine diameter should be.
However, in this area, the appraisal of conservasation easements include the cruise as an add to the land. And if you are appraising property for PLum Creek Timber this is also a requirement by Plum Creek.
Retroactive Timber Values Future Timber Values Estate & Inheritance Appraisals Financial Analysis: A timber appraisal should be part of your planning process before selling or buying timberland. It should also be part of settling or resolving timber estate or inheritance matters.
We provide timber appraisals for all purposes, including bank loans. Automatic appraisal. such as automatic face feature point extraction based on a priori knowledge for real time applications and the method of AUs separation of a face on various expressions Author: Agnes Moors.
The easiest step of this process, and one of the most important factors to be considered when assessing the value of a stand of timber, is estimating the volume of the individual trees.
Estimating tree volume is explained fully in this blog article. Third, the value of timber depends heavily on how much timber is sold in one timber sale and what kind of harvesting is done. Often, the larger the sale, the higher the price per unit of wood that can be offered.
It can be more costly per unit of wood removed to cut only a few, selected trees, rather than cut most or all trees in the stand. ►Discussion of the appraisal process and when you may be or should be required to get an appraisal.
►Discussion of the importance of finding the right appraiser, independence and objectivity of the appraiser, scope of work and intended use of the Size: 9MB. Timberland Appraisal Timber and timberland appraisal is an extensive process, the information provided here is not intended to teach you the appraisal process.
Rather, it is intended to explain the terminology, processes, methods and principles used in the appraisal process. Timber Value for Land Buyers. J 4 Min Read. Jay Frazier. 10 Comments.
that the course definitely points out the need for a forester but also educates the participant on the dynamics of a timber cruise (timber estimate) and explains why there is such a variance in estimates as you mention. The brother had an appraisal.
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Subchapter G. Appraisal of Public Access Airport Property, §§ to. Subchapter H. Appraisal of Restricted-use Timber Land, §§ to Chapter Central AppraisalFile Size: 8MB. Timber owners should have a basic understanding of how standing timber volume is customarily estimated.
A timber “cruise” is an inspection of the timber stand made to estimate the volume of marketable or merchantable timber present. In a stand of large or high-value timber, the cruise may involve measuring all merchantable : Robert Bardon.
When foresters and assessors examine a stand of timber to determine its potential value, this is known as timber cruising. There are a wide variety of reasons to request a cruising on a stand of forest, from a desire to get an accurate estimate of the value of the land, to fulfilling the mandates of an ongoing forest management plan.
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An accurately performed appraisal will help you receive top dollar when selling forest assets or bid at a competi-tive price when buying. Confidence in your appraisal will help minimize business and financial risks, simplify your documentation and reduce the amount of outside appraisal Size: 3MB.
Appraisers often use discounted cash flow (DCF) techniques to value timber and timberland. Land. expectation value (LEV) is a standard DCF technique applied to many timberland situations.
LEV. calculates the value of bare land in perpetual timber production and is often used to value even. .Fees for the timber cruise vary by consulting forester.
The fee is either charged on a per acre basis for larger tracts ( acres +) or a flat fee amount for smaller tracts. It covers the forester’s travel, cruising (i.e., labor) and office costs for completing the timber cruise report.Interior Appraisal Manual Ministry of Forests, Lands and NRO.
July 1, i. Where the cutting authority is cruise based and the deciduous timber has not been reserved, the Total Net Cruise Volume; or 3.
Where the harvesting is authorized on a cutting authority area under a BCTS.