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Title: Comparing Minnesota land cover/use area estimates using NRI and FIA data

Author: Lessard, Veronica C.; Hansen, Mark H.; Nelson, Mark D.;

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: 36-43

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Areas for land cover/use categories on non-Federal land in Minnesota were estimated from Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) data and National Resources Inventory (NRI) data. Six common land cover/use categories were defined, and the NRI and FIA land cover/use categories were assigned to them. Area estimates for these categories were calculated from the FIA and NRI data and compared. Differences were found between FIA and NRI area estimates for all land cover/use categories.

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Lessard, Veronica C.; Hansen, Mark H.; Nelson, Mark D. 2002. Comparing Minnesota land cover/use area estimates using NRI and FIA data. 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: 36-43

 


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