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Forest inventories in Europe with special reference to statistical methods

Forest inventories in Europe with special reference to statistical methods

IUFRO Symposium, May 14-16, 1990, Birmensdorf, Switzerland

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Published by Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research in Birmensdorf, Switzerland .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest surveys -- Europe -- Congresses.,
  • Forests and forestry -- Europe -- Congresses.,
  • Forest surveys -- Statistical methods -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Michael Köhl, Dieter R. Pelz.
    ContributionsKöhl, Michael., Pelz, D. R., International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. Subject Group S4.02 Forest Resource Inventory., International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. Subject Group S6.04 Statistics, Mathematics and Computers., Eidgenössische Forschungsanstalt für Wald, Schnee und Landschaft.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination239 p. :
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15195927M
    ISBN 103905620065

    - Chapter presents two national case studies for forest inventories in tropical countries: the Indian and Mexican national forest inventories. These national forest inventories have been use to report GHG inventories to the UNFCC. 3. Use of National Forest Inventories to downscale European forest diversity spatial information in five test areas, covering different geo-physical and geo-botanical conditions 4. Harmonizing National Forest Inventories in Europe 5. Development of harmonised Indicators and estimation procedures for forests with.

      The EFI Forest Map of Europe (Gunia et al., ), which provides the percent forest cover at 1 km resolution, was selected as forest mask because it was calibrated with the NFI statistics on forest area. The EFI map was converted to a forest – non forest map by selecting the cells with predominance of forest cover (i.e., larger than 50%).Cited by:   ENFIN serves a broad spectrum of forest related policies and therefore ENFIN aims at enhancing co-operation between national forest inventory organisations, especially to: provide a clearly visible platform for the provision of harmonised forest inventory information on European forests; promote knowledge-sharing, enhanced methods, and new.

    The emissions estimate uses the official statistical data available from Forest Body of the State. The Forest Body of the State, since the ye picks up and elaborates the information and the data on the forest fires that occur during the year, through the compilation of a model denominated AIB/ Size: KB. Time as a Dimension of the Sample Design in National-Scale Forest Inventories Francis A. Roesch and Paul C. Van Deusen Abstract: Historically, the goal of forest inventories has been to determine the extent of the timber resource. Predictions of how the resource was changing were made by comparing differences between successiveCited by: 7.


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Get this from a library. Forest inventories in Europe with special reference to statistical methods: IUFRO Symposium, May, Birmensdorf, Switzerland. [Michael Köhl; D R Pelz; International Union of Forestry Research Organizations.

Subject Group S Forest Resource Inventory.; International Union of Forestry Research Organizations. Despite its length, the book provides reasonably thorough coverage of the theory of statistics applied to forest inventories.

a very useful, up-to-date reference book on the theory of statistics as it should be applied to forest inventory. ―International Statistical Review, /5(1). The development of statistical inventory methods started at the beginning of the twentieth century, when the first regional and national forest inventories were performed in Finland and Norway.

Information on forest resources is also needed at wider continental scales, in view of the different international reporting processes that aim at orienting forest policies (FAO ; FOREST EUROPEKeenan et al.

).Here, the European space faces the basic reality and major difficulty that the NFIs have developed on national bases, with their own purposes Cited by: 2.

Geographical levels of forest inventory Forest inventories at local level: Forest information is required on different geographical levels. For forest stands, forest inventories are carried out to plan forest operations or to prepare selling standing timber.

For forest enterprises, forestFile Size: 1MB. The book presents the current state and good practices of national forest inventories in monitoring wood resources and demonstrates pathways for.

Book Description. Sound forest management planning requires cost-efficient approaches to optimally utilize given resources. Emphasizing the mathematical and statistical features of forest sampling to assess classical dendrometrical quantities, Sampling Techniques for Forest Inventories presents the statistical concepts and tools needed to conduct a modern forest.

The increment estimation methods of European NFIs were explored by means of 12 essential NFI features. The results indicate various differences among NFIs within the commonly acknowledged methodological frame.

The perspectives for harmonisation at the European level are promising. The estimation of increment is implemented differently in Cited by: Forest inventory is the systematic collection of data and forest information for assessment or analysis.

An estimate of the value and possible uses of timber is an important part of the broader information required to sustain ecosystems. When taking forest inventory the following are important things to measure and note: species, diameter at breast height (DBH), height, site.

The overall objectives of ENFIN are to • provide a platform for the harmonisation of forest inventory information at European scale • optimise synergies between NFIs and promote new knowledge and enhanced methods • support forest policies with harmonised forest information and adapt data collection to new emerging policy needs.

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National Forest Inventories: Assessment of Wood Availability and UseFormat: Hardcover. starting from basic statistical estimation and testing procedures, methods of designing and analysing experiments and also some standard sampling techniques.

Further, statistical methods involved in certain specific fields like tree breeding, wildlife biology, forest mensuration and ecology many of which are unique to forestry research, are.

Fundamentals and Best Practices for Forest Inventories May 9, Wilsonville, Oregon Building Blocks of Sound Inventory Design 1. What is a working forest inventory. The evolution over 30 years from strata averages and yield tables to individual stand structures within strata.

Why you should be cursing for inventory versus harvest. The book presents the state of the art of forest resources assessments and monitoring and provides links to practical applications of forest and natural resource assessment programs. Besides the assessment of the productive functions of forests, special emphasis is put on the quantification of nonwood goods and services and the relationship of.

In: Proceedings of the International IUFRO S and S Symposium Forest Inventories in Europe with Special Reference to Statistical Methods, May, Birmensdorf, Switzerland. Kleinn C. Aspects of area estimates in forest inventories. In: Proceedings of the IUFRO Conference on Forest Statistics, Mitteilungen der Abteilung.

forest management. Defining forest biometry as the development and application of statistical methods to assess, estimate, and evaluate biological characteristics and processes of forests, forest biometry has had a pervasive influence on forestry science.

The sampling of forests in order to estimate the abundance of one or more forestFile Size: KB. The book presents the current state and good practices of national forest inventories in monitoring wood resources and demonstrates pathways for harmonisation and improved common reporting.

Beyond a general overview over availability and use of wood resources in different countries, it provides a.

Introduction to the Special Section on Forest Inventory and Analysis John D. Shaw E ighteen years ago, in this journal, Gillespie () described the transition of the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program from its historical practice of peri-odic, state-level inventories to a spatially Cited by: 1.

Forest Inventory & Analysis National Office U.S. Forest Service Independence Ave., SW Washington, D.C. () Statistical Documentation Ronald E. McRoberts, William A. Bechtold, Paul L. Patterson, Charles T. Scott, and Gregory A. Reams The Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program of the USDA Forest Service has initiated a transition from regional, periodic inventories to an enhanced national FIA program featuring annual measurement.

Examples of multi-phase and multi-source inventory are presented. Methods suitable for special applications, like stand-level or global-level inventory, are also presented. Section III deals with national inventories carried out in different parts of the world. Examples of forest inventory in selected countries around the world are presented.The "definitive text" on hybrid models for forest management and "should be on the shelf of any scientist, student or practitioner interested in understanding, modeling or managing forest ecosystems" - Hans Pretzsch, Chair of Forest Yield Science, Technical University of München.

/4 x /4, p, figures, graphs, index, (). Assessing 3D point clouds from aerial photographs for species-specific forest inventories. Scandinavian Journal of Forest Research: Vol.

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