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All Live Hardwood Tree Biomass per Acre of Timberland, 2002

 

Description

This map shows the spatial distribution of all live hardwood tree biomass per acre of timberland in tons per acre of timberland by county. On average, by county, there are 38 tons of live hardwood tree biomass per acre of timberland.

Use this map only to identify broad spatial trends. At the time of assessment, data were not available for interior Alaska, the Pacific Basin, Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, and a small number of counties in the lower 48 states

Sources:

USDA Forest Service, 2002 RPA data, available at: http://www.fia.fs.fed.us/tools-data/

Distributor:

USDA Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis.

Layers:

USDA Forest Service, 2002 RPA data and the National Atlas of the United States.

Definitions:

Biomass is defined as the total aboveground, ovendry weight for live sample trees 1.0 inch diameter or larger, including all tops and limbs (excluding foliage).

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Last Modified: 03/29/2007