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The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service conducts ongoing comprehensive inventories of the forest resources of the United States. The Northern Region FIA (NFIA) program has three tasks: (1) core reporting function, which produces the…
Author(s): W. Keith Moser, Mark H. Hansen, Patrick Miles, Ronald E. McRoberts
Source: In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; McWilliams, William H., eds. Proceedings of the seventh annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; October 3-6, 2005; Portland, ME. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-77. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 97-105.
Year: 2007
A pilot study to assess riparian ash connectivity and its implications for emerald ash borer dispersal was conducted in three subbasins in Michigan's Southern Lower Peninsula. Forest Inventory and Analysis data were used to estimate ash biomass. The nineteen percent of plots in riparian…
Author(s): Susan J. Crocker, W. Keith Moser, Mark H. Hansen, Mark D. Nelson
Source: In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; McWilliams, William H., eds. Proceedings of the seventh annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; October 3-6, 2005; Portland, ME. Gen. Tech. Rep. WO-77. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service: 155-160.
Year: 2007
Whether land management planning provides for sufficient habitat to sustain viable populations of indigenous wildlife is one of the greatest challenges confronting resource managers. Analyses of the effects of land management on natural resources often rely on qualitative assessments that focus…
Author(s): Winston P. Smith, Patrick A. Zollner
Keywords: Biological diversity, conservation assessments, effects analyses, habitat management, land-use planning, population viability, risk to extinction, sensitive species, sustainable use
Source: Biological Conservation 125 (2005) 287?295
Year: 2005
Our Nation's forests provide a wealth of ecological, social, and economic resources. These forest lands cover over 300 million hectares of the United States, or about one third of the total land area. Accurate and timely information about them is essential to their wise management and use. The…
Author(s): Mark Nelson, Gretchen Moisen, Mark Finco
Source: Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing. Vol. 73, No. 7, July 2007: 729-732.
Year: 2007
Survival analysis methodologies provide novel approaches for forest mortality analysis that may aid in detecting, monitoring, and mitigating of large-scale forest health issues. This study examined survivor analysis for evaluating a regional forest health issue - Missouri oak decline. With a…
Author(s): C.W. Woodall, P.L. Grambsch, W. Thomas, W.K. Moser
Keywords: Hazard function, life-table, Missouri, oak decline, survival analysis
Source: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment (2005) 108: 295-307
Year: 2005
The USDA Forest Service's Forest Inventory and Analysis program conducts an inventory of forests of the United States including down woody materials (DWM). In this report we provide the rationale and context for a national inventory of DWM, describe the components sampled, discuss the sampling…
Author(s): Christopher W. Woodall, Vicente J. Monleon
Keywords: down woody material, forest inventory, line-intersect sampling, coarse woody debris, fine woody debris
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-22. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 68 p.
Year: 2008
The k-nearest neighbor (kNN) method was used to map stand volume for a mosaic of 4 Landsat scenes covering the state of New Hampshire. Data for gross cubic foot volume and trees per acre were summarized from USDA Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) plots and used as training for kNN…
Author(s): Andrew Lister, Michael Hoppus, Raymond L. Czaplewski
Source: In: Remote sensing for field users; Proceedings, 10th Biennial USDA Forest Service remote sensing applications conference; 2004 April 5-9; Salt Lake City, UT. Bethesda, MD: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing: [unpaginated]. [CD-ROM].
Year: 2005
This publication provides an overview of forest resource attributes for Missouri based on an annual inventory conducted by the Forest Inventory and Analysis program at the Northern Research Station of the U.S. Forest Service. These annual estimates, along with web-posted core tables, will be…
Author(s): W.K. Moser, M.H. Hansen, T.B. Treiman
Source: Res. Note. NRS-4. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.
Year: 2007
This publication provides an overview of forest resource attributes for this state based on an annual inventory conducted by the Forest Inventory and Analysis program at the Northern Research Station of the U.S. Forest Service. These annual estimates, along with web-posted core tables, will be…
Author(s): W.K. Moser, M.H. Hansen, R.L. Atchison
Source: Res. Note. NRS-9. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.
Year: 2007
This paper describes the late-successional and old-growth forest and the northern spotted owl effectiveness monitoring plans for the Northwest Forest Plan. The effectiveness monitoring plan for late-successional and old-growth forests will track changes in forest spatial distribution, and within-…
Author(s): Miles Hemstrom, Martin G. Raphael
Source: In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 283-291.
Year: 2000
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