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Forests of New Hampshire, 2017

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Year Published

2018

Publication

Resource Update FS-163. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 3 p.

Abstract

This publication provides an overview of the forest resources in New Hampshire based upon inventories conducted by the USDA Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the Northern Research Station. Information about the national and regional FIA program is available online at www.fia.fs.fed.us. Since 2002, FIA has implemented an annual inventory measuring 14 percent of sample plots each year. For the 2017 inventory, estimates for current variables, such as area, volume, and biomass, are based on 1,162 (1,047 forested) plots inventoried from 2011–2017. Change variables, such as net growth, removals, and mortality, are based on 923 (813 forested) plots inventoried in 2008–2012 and resampled in 2011–2017. Estimates from earlier annual and periodic inventories are included for comparison. See Bechtold and Patterson (2005) and O'Connell et al. (2017) for definitions and technical details. Additional data and reports are available online (www.nrs.fs.fed.us/fia/data-tools/state-reports/NH). A complete set of inventory tables is available at https://doi.org/10.2737/FS-RU-163.

Citation

Morin, Randall S. 2018. Forests of New Hampshire, 2017. Resource Update FS-163. Newtown Square, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 3 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/FS-RU-163.

Last updated on: September 19, 2018