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Newtown Square, PA 19073
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Tools & Applications

Putting Science to Work

Tools & Applications are another way the Northern Research Station brings you science you can use. Our research scientists and staff not only publish in peer reviewed journals, but we produce software and applications to help disseminate our cutting edge science.

Featured Online Application - FIA Dashboard

image : Screenshot of FIA Data DashboardForests of the Northern Forest Inventory & Analysis Program (NRS-FIA) is a dashboard allowing users to more easily access, explore, and visualize FIA data and findings.  “A picture is worth a thousand words” and the interactive nature of dashboards provides a depth of delivery that cannot be matched by current hard copy or pdf publications.  Take the NRS-FIA dashboard for a test drive!

More Online Applications from the Northern Research Station

Featured Software - NED

image - logo for NED softwareNED is a collection of software products being developed by the USDA Forest Service. The NED software is intended to aid resource managers to develop goals, assess current and future conditions, and produce sustainable management plans for forest properties. Learn more about NED

More Software available from the Northern Research Station


Last Modified: 11/09/2015


`[image:] Forest cover map of teh Norteast from FIDO

FIDO gives you access to the National FIA (Forest Inventory and Analysis) databases.

You now have the ability to generate tables and maps of forest statistics through a web browser without having to understand the underlying data structures.

Access the Forest Inventory Data Online