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Forests of New Jersey, 2015

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Year Published

2016

Publication

Resource Update FS-98. 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 New Jersey based on an annual inventory conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program at the Northern Research Station. Estimates are based on field data collected using an annualized sample design and are updated yearly. Information about the FIA program is available at http://fia.fs.fed.us. For the 2015 inventory, estimates of current variables such as area, volume, and biomass are based on 929 plots collected from 2010-2015. Change variables such as growth, removals, and mortality are based on 731, plots collected in 2005-2010 and remeasured in 2010-2015. See Bechtold and Patterson (2005) and O'Connell et al. (2013) for definitions and technical details.

This resource update is also available as an interactive Forest Inventory Factsheet.

Citation

Crocker, Susan J.; Butler, Brett J. 2016. Forests of New Jersey, 2015. Resource Update FS-98. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 4 p.

Last updated on: December 6, 2016