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Inventory Analysis Techniques Publications


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2008

Eskelson, B.N.I.; Temesgen, H.; Barrett, T.M. 2008. Comparison of stratified and non-stratified most similar neighbour imputation for estimating stand tables. Forestry 81:2:125-134.

 

 

2008

Fried, J.S. and X. Zhou. 2008. Forest Inventory-Based Estimation of Carbon Stocks and Flux in California Forests in 1990. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-750. Portland, OR: U.S. Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 32 p.

 

 

2008

Woodall, C.W. and Monleon, V.J. 2008. Sampling protocol, estimation, and analysis procedures for the down woody materials indicator of the FIA Program, 2nd edition. Gen. Tech. Rep. NRS-22. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northern Research Station. 68 p.

 

 
2007

Andersen, Hans-Erik; Breidenbach, Johannes. 2007. Statistical properties of mean stand biomass estimators in a LIDAR-based double sampling forest survey design. Finland: ISPRS Workshop on Laser Scanning 2007 and SilviLaser 2007. IAPRS Volume XXXVI, Part 3 / W52.

 

 
2007

Andersen, Hans-Erik; Reutebuch, Stephen E.; McGaughey, Robert J. 2006. Active remote sensing. In: Shao, G.; Reynolds, K.M., eds. Computer applications in sustainable forest management: including perspectives on collaboration and integration. The Netherlands: Springer-Verlag: 43-66.

 

 
2007

Barrett, Tara M.; Zurring, Hans R.; Christopher, Treg. 2007. Interpretation of forest characteristics from computer-generated images. In: Landscape and Urban Planning. Volume 80, Issue 4, 20 May 2007, Pages 396-403.


 
2007

Kelly, Maggi; Ueda, Ken-ichi; Allen-Diaz, Barbara. Considerations for ecological reconstruction of historic vegetation: Analysis of the spatial uncertainties in the California Vegetation Type Map dataset. 2007. In: Plant Ecology, Volume 194, Number 1 / January, 2008.

 

 
2007

McGaughey, R.J.; Reutebuch, S.E.; Andersen, H.E. 2007. Creation and use of LIDAR intensity images for natural resource applications. In: Proceedings of the 21st biennial workshop on aerial photography, videography, and high resolution digital imagery for resource assessment. Bethesda, MD: American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 12 p.

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2007

Schroeder, Todd A.; Cohen, Warren B.; Yang, Zhiqiang. 2007. Patterns of forest regrowth following clearcutting in western Oregon as determined from a Landstat time-series. In: Forest Ecology and Management, Volume 243, Issues 2-3, 31 May 2007, Pages 259-273.

 

 
2007

Song, C., Schroeder, T. A. Cohen, W. B. 2007. Predicting Temperate Conifer Forest Successional Stage Distributions with Multitemporal Landsat Thematic Mapper Imagery. Remote Sensing of Environment, 106: 228-237.

 

 
2007

Temesgen, Hailemariam; Hann, David W.; Monleon, Vincente J. 2007. Regional Height-Diameter Equations for Major Tree Species of Southwest Oregon. In: Western Journal of Applied Forestry, Volume 22, Number 3, July 2007, pp. 213-219(7).

 

 
2006

Barrett, T.M. 2006. Optimizing the efficiency of height modeling for extensive forest inventories. Can. J. For. Res. 36(9): 2259-2269.

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2006

Andersen, H.-E., S.E. Reutebuch, and R. J. McGaughey. 2006. A rigorous assessment of tree height measurements obtained using airborne lidar and conventional field methods. Canadian Journal of Remote Sensing. 32(5):355-366.

 

 
2006

Fiala, A.C.; Garman, S.L.; Gray, A.N. 2006. Comparison of five canopy cover estimation techniques in the western Oregon Cascades. Forest Ecology and Management. 232: 188-197.

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2006

Gatziolis, D. 2006. Forest Stand Canopy Structure Attribute Estimation from High Resolution Digital Airborne Imagery. In: Aguirre-Bravo, C.; Pellicane, Patrick J.; Burns, Denver P.; and Draggan, Sidney, Eds. 2006. Monitoring Science and Technology Symposium: Unifying Knowledge for Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere Proceedings RMRS-P-42CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 783-789

 

 
2006

Schroeder, Todd A.; Cohen, Warren B.; Song, Conghe; Canty, Morton J.; Yang, Zhiqiang 2006. Radiometric correction of multi-temporal Landsat data for characterization of early successional forest patterns in western Oregon. Remote Sensing of Environment, Vol. 103: 16-26

 

 
2005

Brandeis, Thomas J.; Kuegler, Olaf; Knowe, Steven A. 2005. Equations for merchantable volume for subtropical moist and wet forests of Puerto Rico. Res. Pap. SRS-39. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station.15 p.

 

 
2005

Bevers, M.; Barrett, T.M., eds. 2005. Systems analysis in forest resources: Proceedings of the 2003 Symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-656. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacifici Northwest Research Station. 366 p.

 

 
2005 Gray, Andrew N., and David L. Azuma. 2005. Repeatability and implementation of a forest vegetation indicator. Ecological Indicators. 5(1):57-71.  
2005

Laurent, E.J.; Shi, H.; Gatziolis, D. [and others]. 2005. Using the spatial and spectral precision of satellite imagery to predict wildlife occurrence patterns. Remote Sensing of Environment. 97: 249-262.

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2004 Barrett, T.M.  2004. Estimation procedures for the combined 1990s periodic forest inventories of California, Oregon, and Washington.  PNW-GTR-597. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 19 p.  
2004 Barrett, T.M.;Fried, J.S. 2004. Inventory: modeling. 2004. In: Encyclopedia of forest science. Elsevier: 426-433.

 
2004

Corne, S.; Carver, S.; Kunin, W.; Lennon, J. van Hees, W.W.S. 2004. Predicting forest attributes in southeast Alaska using artificial neural networks. Forest Science. 50(2): 259-276.

 
2004

Monleon, V.J.; Azuma, D.; Gedney, D. 2004. Equations for predicting uncompacted crown ratio based on compacted crown ratio and tree attributes. Western Journal of Applied Forestry. 19(4): 260-267.

 
2003
Dunham, P.; Weyermann, D.; Azuma, D.L. 2003. A comparison of stratification effectiveness between the national land cover data set and photo interpretation in western Oregon . In: McRoberts, R.E.; Reams. G.A.; Van Deusen, P.C.; Moser, J.W. Proceedings of the third annual forest inventory and analysis symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-230. St. Paul , MN : U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 208 p.

 
2003 Gray, A. 2003. Monitoring stand structure in mature coastal Douglas-fir forests: effect of plot size.  Forest Ecology and Management. 175: 1-16.  
2003
Hanson, E.J.; Azuma, D.L.; Hiserote, B.A. 2003.  Site index equations and mean annual increment equations for Pacific Northwest Research Station forest inventory and analysis inventories, 1985-2001. Res. Note PNW-RN-533. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 24 p.
 
2003 Helm, D.; Mead, B. 2003. Reproducibility of vegetation cover estimates in south-central Alaska forests. Journal of Vegetation Science. 14: 33-40.

 
2003 Kaartinen, A.; Fried, J.S.; Dunham, P. 2003. Efficiency and precision for estimating timber and non-timber attributes using LandSat-based stratification methods in two-phase sampling in northwest California. In: McRoberts, R.E.; Reams. G.A.; Van Deusen, P.C.; Moser, J.W. 2003. Proceedings of the third annual forest inventory and analysis symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 208 p.

 
2003
Melson, S.; Azuma, D.L.; Fried, J.S. 2003. A first look at measurement error on FIA plots using blind plots in the Pacific Northwest. In: McRoberts, R.E.; Reams. G.A.; Van Deusen, P.C.; Moser, J.W. 2003. Proceedings of the third annual forest inventory and analysis symposium. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-230. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 208 p.

 
2003 Monleon, V.J. 2003. A Hierarchical Linear Model for Tree Height Prediction. Proceedings of the 2003 meeting of the American Statistical Association, section on statistics and the environment. Alexandria, VA. Place of publication unknown p. 2865-2869.

 
2000

Corne, S.A.; Carver, S.J.; Kunin, W.E. [and others]. 2000. Using artificial neural network methods to predict forest characteristics in southeast Alaska. In: Proceedings of the 4th international conference on integrating GIS and environmental modeling (GIS/EM4): problems, prospects, and research needs; Banff, AB; Sept. 2-8, 2000. [Place of publication unknown]: [Publisher unknown]: [Pages unknown].

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1972
MacLean, C.D.  1972. Photo stratification improves northwest timber volume estimates.  Res. Pap. PNW-RP-150. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 16 p.
 

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