Northern Forest Science and Applications

Data for Thriving Forests and Communities

Forester pounds stake to mark research plot on Dukes Experimental Forest.The USDA Forest Service’s network of experimental forests, ranges, and watersheds have been conducting experiments and collecting data for nearly a century – many data sets are available for download.

Baselines for the future

Long-term experiments provide data allowing us to assess land management impacts, as well as compare the past with the present to anticipate the future.

It’s Yours

Monitoring and research data is available for free download from our data catalog.

Bartlett Experimental Forest

Coulee Experimental Forest


Hubbard Brook

Marcell Experimental Forest

Penobscot Experimental Forest

Selected Research Summaries


Last Modified: July 15, 2020

many data sets available for free download.