Altimeter Altimeter (Haga Altimeter shown) - measures height of trees and can also be used to measure slope

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<p>Altimeter</p> <p>Altimeter</p> <p>Altimeter (Haga Altimeter shown)- measures height of trees and can also be used to measure slope1Back-pack Fire Pump </p> <p>Back Pack Fire Pump (Indian Backpack Firefighting Pump shown)- when filled with water, this hand-operated pump can be used to extinguish small areas of burning grass. 2Bark Gauge</p> <p>Bark Gauge (JIM-GEM Wood-Handled Bark Gauge shown) - measures bark thickness by driving the cutting edge through bark until wood is reached. Guard is slid against tree or log and bark thickness is read directly off the scale.</p> <p>3Canthook</p> <p>Cant Hook (Malleable Clasp Cant Hook shown) - used to roll and position logs.</p> <p>4Chainsaw</p> <p>used to fell trees, prune branches, and cut up logs5Chainsaw Chaps</p> <p>Chainsaw Chaps (Elvex ProChaps Chain Saw Chaps shown) - made with specially woven fibers designed to burst apart upon contact with a chain saw chain and jam the chain against the saws bar and sprocket, protecting the users legs from injury 6Clinometer</p> <p>Clinometer (Suunto Clinometer shown) - used to measure heights of trees, slopes, and vertical angles 7Data Recorder</p> <p>Data Recorder (TDS Ranger Data Collector shown)- used to electronically store data in the field for transfer to a computer back in the office 8Densiometer</p> <p>Densiometer (Forestry Suppliers Spherical Crown Densiometer shown)- used to help estimate the spacing of trees and determine if thinning or other practices are needed.9Diameter Tape</p> <p>Diameter Tape (Forestry Suppliers English Steel Diameter Tape shown) - when wrapped around the trunk of a tree, provides readings of trees diameter (D=circumference/pi)</p> <p>10Drip TorchDrip Torch (Wildfire Pacific Drip Liter Torch shown)- used to widen fuelbreaks by burning out fuels between the break and the oncoming fire. It is widely used in mop-up operations to burn out pockets of fuel remaining adjacent to control lines after a wildfire is contained. It is also used to ignite fuels as part of a prescribed burn.</p> <p>11Dot Grid</p> <p>Dot Grid (Acreage and Photo-Coordinate Grid shown) - used to calculate acreage by dot count on any map or photo, regardless of the scale12Fiberglass Measuring Tape</p> <p>Fiberglass Measuring Tape (Keson Open Reel Fiberglass Tape shown) - used to measure distance in meters or feet; does not automatically retract like a logger's tape.13Fire Rake</p> <p>Fire Rake (Council Fire Rake shown) -used for raking fire lines to mineral soil, digging, rolling burning logs and cutting grass, small brush or saplings.14Fire-Swatter</p> <p>Fire Swatter(Fire Flap) (Council Fire Swatter Flap shown) For smothering fires in grass, straw and low weeds. Sliding the swatter over low flames will extinguish the fire without fanning the blaze or spreading sparks.</p> <p>15Fire Weather KitFire Weather Kit (Belt Weather Kit) (JIM-GEM Fire Weather Instrument Kit shown)- used to measure wind speed and direction, humidity, and temperature. It is often worn on a belt. </p> <p>16Flow/current MeterFlow/current Meter (WaterMark USGS Type Current Meter shown) - used to determine water velocity in streams.</p> <p>17GPS ReceiverGPS Receiver (Garmin GPS III Plus shown)- utilizes orbiting satellites to determine exact latitude/longitude position. This information is used to draw maps and measure acreage as well as aiding in navigation.</p> <p>18Hand Compass</p> <p>Hand Compass (Suunto Locator shown) - used to navigate to known locations and to determine ones location. 19Hand Lens/Field MicroscopeHand Lens/Field Microscope (Illuminated Pocket Microscope shown) - used to help identify items in the field.</p> <p>20Hip Chain</p> <p>Hip Chain (Hip Chain shown) - used to measure distance by tying the end of the string to an object and walking. Distance displays in meters or feet on an odometer inside the box.</p> <p>21Hypo-Hatchet</p> <p>Used for precise application of herbicide to unwanted trees without adversely affecting nearby trees and vegetation. The hatchet is used to make a cut in a tree into which herbicide is injected.</p> <p>22Increment Borer</p> <p>Increment Borer (Suunto Increment Borer shown) - used to extract cores of wood from trees or freshly treated poles, piling, lumber, or timbers to determine growth rate, age, tree soundness and chemical penetration by drilling into the tree or material and extracting the core.</p> <p>23Log Rule</p> <p>Log Rule (Spring Joint Log Rule shown) - used to measure logs and determine board foot volume. The three most common log rules (ways of estimating log or tree volume) are shown on these devices.</p> <p>24LOGGERS TAPELoggers Tape (Spencer Loggers Tape shown)- used to measure tree diameter as well as ground distance; recoils back into case when released.</p> <p>25PH METER</p> <p>PH Meter (YSI 60 pH Meter shown) - used to determine the pH (how acidic or basic a substance is) 26PLANIMETER</p> <p>Planimeter (K&amp;E/Haff Compensating Polar Planimeter shown)- used to determine acreage from aerial photo or map. The round part is rotated over the perimeter of the area being measured. Readings in acres are displayed.27PLANT PRESS</p> <p>Plant Press (Student Plant Presses shown) - used to flatten leaves and other plant parts for preservation as part of a collect28PLASTIC FLAGGINPlastic Flagging (Plain Vinyl Stake Wire Flags shown)- used to mark utility line locations, plot corners, etc</p> <p>29Pulaski Forester AxePulaski Forester Axe (USFS Approved Pulaski Axe shown) Combination grub hoe/axe. Designed for chopping, grubbing, and digging fire lines in brush-filled or rocky terrain. Also is used for trail construction and maintenance.</p> <p>30RELASKOPRelaskop (Spiegel Relaskopshown)- used to measure tree height, diameter, and basal area (a measure of tree spacing); has a variety of scales.</p> <p>31SAFETY GLASSESSafety Glasses (Elvex OVR-Spec Safety Glasses shown)- protects wearers eyes while working in conditions where airborne particles are likely.</p> <p>32SAFETY HARD HATSafety Hard Hat (Bullard 3000 Classic Slotted Cap shown) - protects wearers head from falling material </p> <p>33SOIL SAMPLESoil Sampler (Soil Probe) (JMC Backsaver Soil Sampler shown)- used to remove cylindrical cores of soil to determine soil type and other soil attributes.</p> <p>34SOIL TEST KITSoil Test Kit (LaMotte Model AM-32 Soil Test Kit shown)- used to determine soil properties such as pH and the relative abundance of various minerals.</p> <p>35STAFF COMPASSStaff Compass (Warren-Knight Forester Staff Compass shown) -used in surveying - much more accurate than a hand compass, but less accurate than GPS survey units. </p> <p>36STEREOSCOPEStereoscope (Abrams Model CB-1 Stereoscope shown)- used to observe and measure slope on aerial photos</p> <p>37SURVEY INSTRUMENTSurvey Instrument (Topcon AT-G7 Automatic Level shown) - used to determine slope </p> <p>38TALLY BOOKTally Book (Hand-Held Tally Book shown) Use in cruising timber or in tallying lumber - height, diameter, and number of trees are recorded when cruising.</p> <p>39TALLY METERTally Meter (U.S. Government Type Tally Counter shown)Used in cruising, tree survival checks, and other applications where items are being counted. Fits in one hand and can be reset to zero by turning one knob. </p> <p>40TREE CALIPERTree Caliper (Wood Calipers shown)-used to measure tree diameter</p> <p>41TREE MARKING GUNTree Marking Gun (Nel-Spot Tree Marking Gun shown) - used to squirt paint on trees to be removed during thinning and other operations.</p> <p>42TREE PLANTING HOE OR BARTree Planting Hoe (Hoedad shown)-used to create a slot in which to plant tree seedlings.</p> <p>Tree Planting Bar ((Jim-Gem OST and KBC Bar shown)-used to create a slot in which to plant tree seedlings</p> <p>43TREE STICKTree Stick (Biltmore Stick shown) Use to determine number of logs in a tree, diameter, and volume and to scale logs.</p> <p>44WATER SAMPLER Water Sampler (Student Water Sampler Shown) Used to remove a small quantity of water from a stream or other body of water for use in testing its quality.</p> <p>45WATER TEST KITWater Test Kit (Shallow Water Test Kit Shown) - used to determine water quality in terms of such measures as dissolved oxygen, temperature, pH, and turbidity.</p> <p>46WEDGE PRISM</p> <p>Wedge Prism (Basal Area Prism) (Rectangular Prism shown) - used during cruising timber to help determine tree spacing as well as to decide which trees should be measured when sampling is being used.47WHEELER CALIPERWheeler Caliper (Jim-Gem Wheeler Pentaprism Caliper shown) -used to measure diameter and height of trees</p> <p>48http://www.state.sc.us/forest/edutools.htm</p> <p>49</p>