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Title: Using FIA data to assess current and potential future tree species importance values in the eastern United States

Author: Iverson, Louis; Prasad, Anantha

Date: 2002

Source: In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; Moser, John W., eds. Proceedings of the Thrid Annual Forest Inventory and Analysis Symposium; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station: 171-172

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: FIA data are extremely valuable for evaluating regional variation in forest distribution. We have processed and summarized FIA data to show four patterns across the Eastern United States: 1) the number and density of FIA forested plots by state, 2) current importance values and frequencies for several species within 20 x 20 km blocks, 3) tree diversity by block, and 4) the potential future suitable habitat and migration of several species under two climate change scenarios.

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Iverson, Louis; Prasad, Anantha 2002. Using FIA data to assess current and potential future tree species importance values in the eastern United States. In: McRoberts, Ronald E.; Reams, Gregory A.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; Moser, John W., eds. Proceedings of the Thrid Annual Forest Inventory and Analysis Symposium; Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station: 171-172

 


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