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Title: Joint Annual Forest Inventory and Monitoring System

Author: McRoberts, Ronald E.;

Date: 1999

Source: Journal of Forestry

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The Renewable Forest and Rangeland Resources Planning Act of 1978 requires that the USDA Forest Service conduct periodic inventories of forestland in the United States to determine its extent and condition and the volume of standing timber, timber growth, and timber depletions. Five separate Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) programs, located in USDA Forest Service research stations, conduct these inventories and publish summary reports for individual states.

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McRoberts, Ronald E. 1999. Joint Annual Forest Inventory and Monitoring System. Journal of Forestry


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