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    Author(s): Richard H Widmann; Cotton K. Randall; Brett J. ButlerGrant M. Domke; Douglas M. Griffith; Cassandra M. KurtzW. Keith MoserRandall S. MorinMark D. NelsonRachel RiemannChristopher W. Woodall
    Date: 2014
    Source: Resour. Bull. NRS-90. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 68 p.
    Publication Series: Resource Bulletin (RB)
    Station: Northern Research Station
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    This report summarizes the second full cycle of annual inventories, 2007-2011, of Ohio's forests by the Forest Inventory and Analysis unit of the Northern Research Station in cooperation with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry. Since 2006, forest land increased by 2.1 percent and currently totals 8.1 million acres. Net volume of live trees on forest land increased by 7 percent totaling 15.9 billion cubic feet. Most stands are dominated by large trees, 66 percent are in sawtimber-size stands, although most stands are less than fully stocked with growing-stock trees. Annual growth outpaced removals by a ratio of 2.2:1. This report includes additional information on forest attributes, land-use change, carbon, and forest health. The included DVD contains 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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    Widmann, Richard H; Randall, Cotton K.; Butler, Brett J.; Domke, Grant M.; Griffith, Douglas M.; Kurtz, Cassandra M.; Moser, W. Keith; Morin, Randall S.; Nelson, Mark D.; Riemann, Rachel; Woodall, Christopher W. 2014. Ohio's Forests 2011. Resour. Bull. NRS-90. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 68 p.


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