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    Author(s): Joseph M. McCollum; Jamie K. Cochran
    Date: 2005
    Source: In: Proceedings of the fifth annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; 2003 November 18-20; New Orleans, LA. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-69. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. 222p.
    Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
    Station: Washington Office
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    Against the backdrop of a discussion about patchwork quilt assembly, the authors present background information on global grids. They show how to compose hexagons, an important task in systematically developing a subset of Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) Program plots from Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) plots. Finally, they outline the FHM and FIA grids, along with their current problems and future issues.

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    McCollum, Joseph M.; Cochran, Jamie K. 2005. Forest Inventory and Analysis and Forest Health Monitoring: Piecing the Quilt. In: Proceedings of the fifth annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; 2003 November 18-20; New Orleans, LA. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-69. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service. 222p.

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