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Title: Forest monitoring methods in the United States and Canada: An overview

Author: Tkacz, Borys; Riitters, Kurt; Percy, Kevin E.;

Date: 2013

Source: Developments in Environmental Science 12:49-73

Publication Series: Book Chapter

Description: The forests of North America cover approximately 677.5106 ha, one-third of the total land area of North America (UNFAO, 2005) and 17% of the global forest area, with Canada and the United States ranking the third and fourth, respectively, among countries with the largest forest areas.

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Tkacz, Borys; Riitters, Kurt; Percy, Kevin E. 2013. Forest monitoring methods in the United States and Canada: An overview. In: Ferretti, Marco; Fischer, Richard, eds. 2013. Developments in Environmental Science 12:49-73.


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