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A review of methods for updating forest monitoring system estimatesAuthor(s): Hector Franco-Lopez; Alan R. Ek; Andrew P. Robinson
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. 494-500.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionIntensifying interest in forests and the development of new monitoring technologies have induced major changes in forest monitoring systems in the last few years, including major revisions in the methods used for updating. This paper describes the methods available for projecting stand- and plot-level information, emphasizing advantages and disadvantages, and the subsequent use of the updated information in constructing new estimates. Research directions that might lead to improving the updating process are also discussed.
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CitationFranco-Lopez, Hector; Ek, Alan R.; Robinson, Andrew P. 2000. A review of methods for updating forest monitoring system estimates. 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. 494-500.
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