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    Author(s): Robert T. BrooksThomas S Frieswyk; Douglas M. Griffith; Ellen Cooter; Luther Smith; Luther Smith
    Date: 1992
    Source: Resour. Bull. NE-124. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 89 p
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Northeastern Research Station
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    The USDA Forest Service along with various cooperators has initiated Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) in New England to assess the condition and stressors of the region's forests, to analyze changes in these data over time, and to identify any relationships between forest condition and stressors. A major component of FHM in New England is 263 permanent plots located across the region on which growth efficiency, foliar condition and nutrition, soil nutrition, and landscape characteristics will be measured and reported annually. This publication describes the forest resources of New England and discusses major influences--insects and pathogens, climate and weather, and atmospheric deposition and pollution.

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    Brooks, Robert T.; Frieswyk, Thomas S; Griffith, Douglas M.; Cooter, Ellen; Smith, Luther 1992. The New England forest: baseline for New England forest health monitoring. Resour. Bull. NE-124. Radnor, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 89 p

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