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Table 2 Variation in LiDAR and stand metrics

From: Use of LiDAR to estimate stand characteristics for thinning operations in young Douglas-fir plantations

Variable Mean Range
LiDAR metrics   
H01 (m) 1.69 (0.124) 0 - 6.08
H05 (m) 2.58 (0.145) 0.17 - 6.98
H25 (m) 4.10 (0.166) 0.77 - 8.70
H50 (m) 5.17 (0.180) 1.00 - 9.90
H75 (m) 6.23 (0.194) 1.28 - 11.2
H95 (m) 7.67 (0.216) 1.77 - 13.0
H99 (m) 8.55 (0.230) 2.07 - 14.5
Elev kurtosis 2.83 (0.033) 1.95 - 4.31
Elev. skewness -0.01 (0.025) -0.74 - 0.75
Elev. CV (m) 0.323 (0.009) 0.17 - 0.70
Elev. std error (m) 1.54 (0.043) 0.36 - 3.15
Elev. IQ (m) 2.14 (0.066) 0.49 - 5.12
PCzero (%) 5.99 (0.974) 0.06 - 66.5
Stand metrics   
Mean top height (m) 9.55 (0.242) 2.56 - 16.0
Green crown height (m) 1.32 (0.084) 0.255 - 4.31
Volume (m3 ha-1) 92.0 (4.82) 1.01 - 228
Mean diameter at breast height (mm) 148 (3.33) 37.7 - 229
Basal area (m2 ha-1) 21.6 (0.836) 0.580 - 42.1
Stand density (stems ha-1) 1289 (47.4) 250 - 3118
Stand age (years) 13.8 (0.192) 9 - 17
  1. Values shown include the mean, with standard error in brackets, and the range.