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Forests of Vermont, 2015

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Year Published

2016

Publication

Resource Update FS-80. 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 Vermont based on inventories conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the Northern Research Station. For annual inventory years 2003-2013, the sample length was equal to 5 years. Beginning in 2014, the cycle length was changed to 7 years. For the 2015 inventory, estimates for current variables such as area, volume, and biomass are based on 1,101 plot samples collected from 2010-2015. Change variables, such as net growth, removals, and mortality, are based on 961 samples collected in 2004-2010 and resampled in 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.

Citation

Morin, R.S.; Widmann, R.H. 2016. Forests of Vermont, 2015. Resource Update FS-80. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.

Last updated on: April 20, 2016