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    At one time, the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley was covered by almost 25 million acres of forest. By the mid-1980s, all that remained of the valley’s forested land was roughly 6.6 million acres. This report addresses a gap in data about this land by providing, for the first time since 1986, comprehensive new estimates of forest area, volume, carbon, and tree species stocking change.

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    Citation

    Oswalt, Sonja N. 2013. Forest Resources of the Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley. Gen. Tech. Rep. SRS-GTR-177. Asheville, NC: USDA-Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 29 p.

    Keywords

    Bottomland hardwoods, Forest Inventory and Analysis, Lower Mississippi Alluvial Valley, stocking

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