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Title: Moving from status to trends: Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) symposium 2012
Author: Morin, Randall S.; Liknes, Greg C.
Publication: Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-P-105. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. [CD-ROM]. 478 p.
Key Words: statistics, estimation, sampling, modeling, remote sensing, forest health, data integrity, environmental monitoring, cover estimation, international forest monitoring
Abstract: These proceedings report invited presentations and contributions to the 2012 biennial Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Symposium, which was hosted by the Research and Development branch of the U.S. Forest Service. As the only comprehensive and continuous census of the forests in the United States, FIA provides strategic information needed to evaluate sustainability of current forest management practices across all ownerships. Papers and abstracts included in the publication have been sorted into topic areas that match the sessions presented during the meeting. Symposium papers cover high priority and timely issue-based topics including climate change, wildlife, fire, bioenergy, geo-spatial extensions, monitoring over time, integrating remote sensing and GIS applications, statistical and related quantitative solutions to emerging needs, and many others.
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