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    Forest inventory is an accounting of trees and their related characteristics of interest over a well-defined land area. It may be compared to census methods for human populations.

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    Scott, Charles T.; Gove, Jeffrey H. 2002. Forest Inventory. In: El-Shaaraw, A.H.; Piegorsch, W.W., eds. Encyclopedia of environmetrics, vol. 2. [Place of publication unknown]: Wiley and Sons: 814-820.

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