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Photo of Participants and Facilitators of the Ecuadorian National Forest Inventory Workshop in Quito, Ecuador. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 1151
Assisting Countries in the Development of Statistically Valid Estimates of Forest Attributes

Carbon sequestration is an important element in the discussion towards limiting the impacts of climate change. There are proposals to pay tropic ...

Principal Investigator : Tracey Frescino

Inventory and Monitoring2016RMRS
Photo of Map showing the drylands of North America. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 984
First Global Assessment of Drylands

Drylands, characterized by scarcity of water, globally support about two billion people. While most of these people live in developing nations, ...

Principal Investigator : Tracey Frescino

Inventory and Monitoring
Water, Air, and Soil
2016RMRS
Photo of A world map displaying the density of ModelMap downloads. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 993
ModelMap Predicts Forest Characteristics Over Any Geographic Extent

Forest Service scientists created a tool, ModelMap, that can combine the Forest Inventory and Analysis plot data with remote sensing satellite i ...

Principal Investigator : Tracey Frescino

Inventory and Monitoring2016RMRS
Photo of Flock of pinyon jays in juniper tree. U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service.
ID: 994
Pinyon Jays: Orchardists of the Great Basin’s Woodlands

Expansion of pinyon-juniper woodlands into neighboring shrublands and grasslands can have detrimental impacts to species that prefer treeless ar ...

Principal Investigator : Tracey Frescino

Inventory and Monitoring
Resource Management and Use
Wildlife and Fish
2016RMRS