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Techniques and Considerations for FIA forest fragmentation analysisAuthor(s): Andrew J. Lister; Tonya W. Lister; Rachel Riemann; Mike Hoppus
Source: In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; Moser, John W., eds. Proceedings of the Thrid Annual Forest Inventory and Analysis Symposium; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station: 156-161
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionThe Forest Inventory and Analysis unit of the Northeastern Research Station (NEFIA) is charged with inventorying and monitoring the Nation's forests. NEFIA has not gathered much information on forest fragmentation, but recent developments in computing and remote sensing technologies now make it possible to assess forest fragmentation on a regional basis. We describe several options for calculating landscape statistics and provide guidelines on their use.
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CitationLister, Andrew J.; Lister, Tonya W.; Riemann, Rachel; Hoppus, Mike. 2002. Techniques and Considerations for FIA forest fragmentation analysis. In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; Moser, John W., eds. Proceedings of the Thrid Annual Forest Inventory and Analysis Symposium; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station: 156-161
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