A forest mensurationist applies the science of measurement to quantify forest composition, structure and the goods and services forests provide. Grounded in geometry, sampling theory, statistics and ecology, a forest mensurationist describes the current status of trees. They also deal with measuring and predicting the growth of trees over time.

  • 2nd North American Forest Mensurationists Conference
    June 28-30, 2021
    Portland, OR

  • Southern Mensurationists

    The Southern Mensurationists group was reestablished in 1999. We are an informal group of forest biometricians, mensurationists, statisticians, mathematicians, modelers, computational foresters, and other practitioners.

  • NE Mensurationists

    Wooded swamp in Connecticut, with skunk cabbage, ferns, and tree with holes from pileated woodpecker
    The Northeastern Mensurationist Organization (NEMO) was organized by foresters with an interest in quantitative methods to provide a place where, once a year, we could get together and share some of the important research, policy, and practical concerns in the northeast.

  • low angle view of tall evergreens in Oregon on a sunny day
    The Western Mensurationists are an informal group of Forest Mensurationists, Biometricians and practitioners that meet annually to discuss issues relating to the measuring forest resources.

    The 2020 Western Mensurationists conference has been shifted to an online version. Click here for more information.

  • Oregon LiDAR description.

  • Job Board

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