- Forest Health Monitoring (FHM)
A national study that was began in the Northeast
in 1991. The objective is to monitor, assess, and report on
long-term status and changes in forest health. This is done
through assessing tree conditions, soil characteristics, lichens,
and air quality on permanent plots established throughout the
- National Woodland Owner Survey
A nationwide study describing the demographic
and attitudinal factors relating to private, forestland ownership,
and how ownership issues relate to the socioeconomic situation
in the U.S.
- Forest Resource Use (FRS)
A series of studies involving canvasses of primary
wood-processing facilities, utilization studies at active harvesting
operations, and residential fuelwood use that are designed to
determine the impacts that the removals of forest products has
on forest resources.
- Pennsylvania Regeneration Study
A pilot study to assess regeneration adequacy
using Forest Inventory and Analysis sample plot locations in
- Landscape Dynamics (LD)
Continuing studies on the extend to which increasing
proximity of human development affects the biodiversity of native
flora and fauna, hydrologic processes, and natural resource
management of forest lands through fragmentation of the resource.
- Delaware River Basin Study (CEMRI)
An environmental monitoring study focusing on
soil depletion, net primary productivity, water quality, and
ecosystem dynamics in the Delaware River Basin that impacts
13,539 square miles in four northeastern states (New York, New
Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware).