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Forests of Michigan, 2013

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Year Published

2014

Publication

Resource Update FS-7. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.

Abstract

This publication provides an overview of forest resources in Michigan based on inventories conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the Northern Research Station. Since 1999, FIA has employed an annual inventory measuring data on a nominal 20 percent of sample plots each year. For the 2013 inventory, estimates for current variables such as area, volume, and biomass are based on 6,528 plot samples collected from 2009-2013. Change variables such as net growth, removals, and mortality are based on 6,145 samples collected in 2004-2008 and resampled in 2009-2013. Estimates from earlier annual and periodic inventories are shown for comparison.

Citation

Pugh, Scott A. 2014. Forests of Michigan, 2013. Resource Update FS-7. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.

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