Forests of Missouri, 2015
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Resource Update FS-76. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.
This resource update provides an overview of forest resources in Missouri based on an inventory conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program at the Northern Research Station in cooperation with the Missouri Department of Conservation. Estimates are based on field data collected using the FIA annualized sample design and are updated yearly. Information about the national and regional FIA program is available online at http://www.fia.fs.fed.us. For the 2015 inventory, estimates for current variables such as area, volume, and biomass are based on 7,821 plot samples collected from 2010 to 2015. Change variables such as net growth, removals, and mortality are based on 7,351 samples collected in 2005-2010 and 2010-2015. 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.
Piva, Ronald J.; Treiman, Thomas B. 2016. Forests of Missouri, 2015. Resource Update FS-76. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.