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Forests of Alabama, 2015

Author(s):

Year:

2016

Publication type:

Resource Update (RU)

Primary Station(s):

Southern Research Station

Source:

Resource Update FS-95. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

Description

This resource update provides an overview of forest resources in Alabama based on an inventory conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program at the Southern Research Station in cooperation with the Alabama Forestry Commission. Estimates are based on field data collected using the FIA annualized sample design and are updated yearly. The estimates presented in this update are for the measurement year 2015 and are compared to data reported in 2014. The sample plot population in Alabama consists of 5,658 plots, collected across a period of about 8 years (approximately 707 plots, or 12.5 percent of the data per year).

This resource update is also available as an interactive Forest Inventory Factsheet.

Citation

Hartsell, A. 2016. Forests of Alabama, 2015. Resource Update FS-95. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 4 p.

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