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Source: In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 14-19.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionA number of basic truths are presented. The importance of carefully developing the objectives for an inventory is stressed. The use of permanent plots and temporary plots is covered. The necessity of obtaining a representative sample, training effectively, and collecting quality data is discussed. The future direction for forest inventories is suggested.
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CitationBell, John F. 2000. Basic truths for planning and executing an inventory. In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 14-19.
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