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    Author(s): Eric H. WhartonGerhard K. Raile
    Date: 1984
    Source: Research Note NE-318. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.
    Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    The USDA Forest Service now estimates biomass during periodic resource inventories. Such biomass estimates quantify more of the forest resource than do traditional volume inventories that concentrate on tree boles. More than 48 percent of the aboveground tree biomass in the northern United States can be found in woody material outside of the boles. Tree biomass in the Northeastern and North Central regions of the United States is compared by state.

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    Wharton, Eric H.; Raile, Gerhard K. 1984. Biomass statistics for the Northern United States. Research Note NE-318. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 3p.

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