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    Author(s): Gus Raeker; W. Keith MoserBrett J. Butler; John Fleming; Dale D. Gormanson; Mark H. Hansen; Cassandra M. KurtzPatrick D. Miles; Mike Morris; Thomas B. Treiman
    Date: 2011
    Source: Resour. Bull. NRS-54. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 55 p. [DVD included].
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    The second full annual inventory of Missouri's forests (2004-2008) reports more than 15 million acres of forest land, almost all of which is timberland (98 percent), with an average volume of more than 1,117 cubic feet of growing stock per acre. White oak and black oak are the most abundant in terms of live tree volume. Eighty-three percent of the State's forest land is owned by private landowners. This report includes additional information on forest attributes, land use change, carbon, timber products,climate change, forest health, and the role of fire. A DVD included in this report includes 1) descriptive information on methods, statistics, and quality assurance of data collection, 2) a glossary of terms, 3) tables that summarize quality assurance, 4) a core set of tabular estimates for a variety of forest resources, and 5) a Microsoft Access database that represents an archive of data used in this report, with tools that allow users to produce customized estimates.

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    Raeker, Gus; Moser, W. Keith; Butler, Brett J.; Fleming, John; Gormanson, Dale D.; Hansen, Mark H.; Kurtz, Cassandra M.; Miles, Patrick D.; Morris, Mike; Treiman, Thomas B. 2011. Missouri's forests 2008. Resour. Bull. NRS-54. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 55 p. [DVD included].


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