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Puerto Rico's forest inventory: adapting the forest inventory and analysis program to a Caribbean island.Author(s): T. J. Brandeis
Source: Journal of Forestry. Jan/Feb(1):8-13. Notes: [2003-6]
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
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DescriptionRapid Changes in vegetation over short distances, high species diversity, and fragmented landscape challege the implementation of the Forest service's Forest inventory and Analysis (FIA)program on Puerto Rico. Applying the hexagonal FIA grid as used on the continental United States, the Forest service is installing a new forest sampling and monitoring framework that incorporates previous inventory plots and has an expanded scope. however, an adequete description of Puerto Rico's diverse tropical forests requires additional sampling:
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CitationBrandeis, T. J. 2003. Puerto Rico''s forest inventory: adapting the forest inventory and analysis program to a Caribbean island. Journal of Forestry. Jan/Feb(1):8-13. Notes: [2003-6]
KeywordsFIA, international forestry
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