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Data Collection

2006 Field Guide Version 3.0

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Revisions as of 3_10_2006
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Table Of Contents
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Note To Users, Table of Contents
Sections 0 - 7
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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
National Appendices
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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 Stocking Values For LU Classification
Appendix 6 Glossary
Appendix 7 Tolerance/MQO/Value/Units Table
Appendix 8 Tree Coding Guide for RECONCILE
Regional Appendices
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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
Appendix I Special Studies
Appendix J GPS User's Guide
Appendix K PDR User's Guide
Appendix L
Appendix M
Section 9
(130 KB)
Ozone Bioindicator Plants (East)
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
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Tree Damage