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2002 Field Guide Version 1.6

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Cover/Table of Contents Table of Contents
Section 1.0 INTRODUCTION
Section 2.0 PLOT ESTABLISHMENT
Section 3.0 PLOT LEVEL DATA / GPS DATA 
Section 4.0 CONDITION CLASS / BOUNDARY / SUBPLOT DATA
Section 5.0 SEEDLING / SHRUB / VINE DATA
Section 6.0 TREE AND SAPLING DATA>
Section 7.0 SITE TREE DATA
Section 8.0 OWNERSHIP DATA
Section 9.0 NONFOREST/DENIED ACCESS/HAZARDOUS PLOTS
Appendix 1 STATE, UNIT, COUNTY FIPS CODES
Appendix 2 EASTERN U.S. SITE TREE SELECTION CRITERIA
Appendix 3 FOREST LAND PRODUCTIVITY GUIDE
Appendix 4 U.S. TREE, SHRUB, and VINE SPECIES CODES
Appendix 5 SPECIFIC TALLY PROCEDURES
Appendix 6 DETERMINATION OF STOCKING VALUES
Appendix 7 GLOSSARY
Appendix 8 QA / QC PROGRAM
Appendix 9 TREE GRADES
Appendix 10 SLOPE CORRECTION / CULL TABLES / SCALING DEDUCTIONS
Appendix 11 TALLY SHEET GUIDE
Appendix 12 SPECIAL STUDIES
GPS SUPPLEMENT PLGR SETUP