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Forests of Michigan, 2014

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Year Published

2015

Publication

Resource Update FS-35. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.

Abstract

This resource update 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. Estimates are based on field data collected using the FIA annualized sample design and are updated yearly.* The annual inventory started in 1999. For the 2014 inventory, estimates for current variables such as area, volume, and biomass are based on 6,635 plot samples collected from 2009-2014. Change variables such as net growth, removals, and mortality are based on 6,116 samples collected in 2004-2009 and 2009-2014. Estimates from earlier annual and periodic inventories are shown for comparison. See Bechtold and Patterson (2005) and O'Connell et al. (2013) for definitions and technical details.

Citation

Pugh, Scott A. 2015. Forests of Michigan, 2014. Resource Update FS-35. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.

Last updated on: July 8, 2015