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Stocking, Forest Type, and Stand Size Class - The Southern Forest Inventory and Analysis Unit's Calculation of Three Important Stand DescriptorsAuthor(s): Dennis M. May
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-77. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Southern Forest Experiment Station
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DescriptionThe procedures by which the Southern Forest Inventory and Analysis unit calculates stocking from tree data collected on inventory sample plots are described in this report. Stocking is then used to ascertain two other important stand descriptors: forest type and stand size class. Inventory data for three plots from the recently completed 1989 Tennessee survey are used to illustrate the computation procedures.
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CitationMay, Dennis M. 1990. Stocking, Forest Type, and Stand Size Class - The Southern Forest Inventory and Analysis Unit''s Calculation of Three Important Stand Descriptors. Gen. Tech. Rep. SO-77. New Orleans, LA: U.S. Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station. 7 p.
KeywordsForest inventory, sample plot, stocking class, stocking percentage, stocking standard
- Determining stocking, forest type and stand-size class from forest inventory data
- Recent changes in the estimation of standing dead tree biomass and carbon stocks in the U.S. forest inventory
- The zero inflation of standing dead tree carbon stocks
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