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Proposes standard data definitions and format to facilitate the sharing of growth and yield permanent plot data for the development, testing, and improvement of tree or stand growth models. The data structure presented provides standards for documenting sampling design, plot location and summary…
Keywords: data management systems, timber management, mensuration
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-271. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 43 p.
Maintaining permanent plot data with different sampling designs over long periods within an organization, and sharing such information between organizations, requires that common standards be used. A data structure for the description of the sampling design within a stand is proposed. It is…
Keywords: permanent plots, data management systems, subsampling
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-247. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 20 p.