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Data Collection

2004 Field Guide Version 2.0

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Sections 0 - 8
(1.27 MB)
Table of Contents, 0.0 General Description, 1.0 Plot Level Data, 2.0 Condition Class, 3.0 Subplot Information, 4.0 Boundary References, 5.0 Tree and Sapling Data, 6.0 Seedling Data, 7.0 Site Tree Information, 8.0 Nonforest/Nonsampled Plots
National Appendices
(834 KB)
Appendix 1 State,Unit County, Parish or Borough FIPS Codes
Appendix 2 FIA Forest Type Codes
Appendix 3 FIA Tree Species Codes
Appendix 4 Site Tree Selection Criteria
Appendix 5 Determination of Socking Values For LU Classification
Appendix 6 Glossary
Appendix 7 Tolerance/MQO/Value/Units Table
Regional Appendices
(1.38 MB)
Appendix A Plot Establishment in the Northeast
Appendix B Ownership Information
Appendix C Current Regional LU Classes
Appendix D Tally Procedures in the Northeast
Appendix E Tables and Charts
Appendix F Shrub/Vines Species Codes for Maine
Appendix G QA/QC Program in the Northeast
Appendix H Tally Record Guide
PA Regeneration Study
(163 KB)
Appendix I Field Instructions for PA Regen Study
GPS Supplement
(163 KB)
PLGR Setup / Instructions
Section 9
(130 KB)
Ozone Bioindicator Plants (East)
Section 10
(130 KB)
Lichen Communities
Section 11
(146 KB)
Soil Measurements and Sampling
Section 12
(683 KB)
Crowns: Measurement and Sampling
Section 13
(149 KB)
Vegetation Diversity and Structure
Section 14
(417 KB)
Down Woody Materials
Section xx
(1.9 MB)
Tree Damage