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Title: Forest inventory, catastrophic events and historic geospatial assessments in the south
Author: Jacobs, Dennis M.;
Source: In: ASPRS 2007 Annual Conference. Tampa, Florida, May 7-11, 2007. 12 p.
Publication Series: Miscellaneous Publication
Description: Catastrophic events are a regular occurrence of disturbance to forestland in the Southern United States. Each major event affects the integrity of the forest inventory database developed and maintained by the Forest Inventory & Analysis Research Work Unit of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service. Some of these major disturbances through the years have received an inventory assessment to determine the approximate amount of damage to both the volume and area of the forest resource. These events include ice storms and different intensities of hurricanes. General maps of these events provide levels of potential storm damage to the resource. This paper presents an overview of the history of these mapped assessments and the different methods and levels of effort involved. The rapid assessments occurred within days or weeks after the storm, while the more comprehensive assessments began several months after the storm event and after timber salvage operations were coming to an end.
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Jacobs, Dennis M. 2007. Forest inventory, catastrophic events and historic geospatial assessments in the south. In: ASPRS 2007 Annual Conference. Tampa, Florida, May 7-11, 2007. 12 p.
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