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Cartographic standards to improve maps produced by the Forest Inventory and Analysis program

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2009

Publication

In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; McWilliams, William H., eds. Proceedings of the eighth annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; 2006 October 16-19; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Report WO-79. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 325-331.

Abstract

The Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture's Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program is incorporating an increasing number of cartographic products in reports, publications, and presentations. To create greater quality and consistency within the national FIA program, a Geospatial Standards team developed cartographic design standards for FIA map products. We present an overview of FIA's proposed cartographic requirements and guidelines, descriptions of specific map elements, and examples of map templates for State reports. The full set of FIA cartographic design standards are expected to be published in a Research Station publication and on the Internet.

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Citation

Perry, Charles H. (Hobie); Nelson, Mark D. 2009. Cartographic standards to improve maps produced by the Forest Inventory and Analysis program. In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; McWilliams, William H., eds. Proceedings of the eighth annual forest inventory and analysis symposium; 2006 October 16-19; Monterey, CA. Gen. Tech. Report WO-79. Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. 325-331.

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