The Forest Mensuration Branch was established in 1969. Its principal research functions are determination of growth statistics of forests and plantations and preparation of volume and yield tables for commercially important timber species. It consists of a Forest Mensuration Officer, three Forest Rangers, two Foresters/Field Assistants. The major functions of this branch are listed below:
Forestry inventory: Forest inventory sampling procedures for inventory of the forests were developed along with the electronic data processing (EDP) procedures on personal computer for processing inventory data. A comprehensive report giving detailed description of the inventory procedures including data processing and presentation of the results has been published.