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Main Title Forest health monitoring plot design and logistics study /
Author Riitters, Kurt. ; Papp, M. ; Cassell, D. ; Hazard, J.
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Papp, Michael.
Cassell, David.
Hazard, John.
Martin, Barry E.
CORP Author ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Research Triangle Park, NC. ;Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co., Inc., Las Vegas, NV. ;ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Corvallis, OR. ;Statistical Consulting Service, Bend, OR.;Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Lab.
Publisher U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development, Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory,
Year Published 1991
Report Number EPA/600/3-91/051; EPA-68-DO-0106
Stock Number PB92-118447
Subjects Forest health--United States ; Forests and forestry--United States ; Environmental monitoring--United States
Additional Subjects Forestry ; Environmental monitoring ; Ecosystems ; Logistics ; Field tests ; New England ; Virginia ; Statistical analysis ; Design criteria ; Man-environment interactions ; Soil surveys ; Vegetation ; Sampling ; Foliar uptake ; Light penetration ; Plant growth ; Forest Health Monitoring Program ; Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program
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NTIS  PB92-118447 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 123 pages ; 28 cm
Abstract Concern over the condition of forests in relation to natural and manmade stresses has led to an interagency Forest Health Monitoring program. To improve the efficiency of forest monitoring, the forest group of EPA's Environmental Monitoring and Assessment Program conducted a field test of selected measurements. The objectives of the field test were to decide statistical, plot, design, and logistical issues. Measurements of soil, vegetation structure, foliar chemistry, mensuration, light transmittance, and visual symptoms were made at 40 plot locations in New England and Virginia. The data were used to derive optimum multi-stage sampling intensities for different cost assumptions. The field test also provided a realistic test of logistics. The numbers of different types of measurements are recommended for monitoring in these forest types and regions. Specific recommendations are also made to streamline field sampling. In general, the plot designs and sampling intensities currently used for forest modeling are adequate for the measurements tested.
Notes "Barry E. Martin, project officer." Includes bibliographical references (pages 91-95). Microfiche.
Contents Notes Plot design and logistics -- Site and stand descriptions -- Components of variance and sampling efficiency -- Synthesis of logistics analyses -- Visual symptoms -- Soil productivity -- Foliar nutrients and chemical contaminants -- Vegetation structure -- Growth efficiency -- References.
Place Published Research Triangle Park, NC
Supplementary Notes See also PB92-103449. Prepared in cooperation with Lockheed Engineering and Sciences Co., Inc., Las Vegas, NV., ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc., Corvallis, OR., and Statistical Consulting Service, Bend, OR. Sponsored by Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Lab.
Corporate Au Added Ent Atmospheric Research and Exposure Assessment Laboratory (U.S.); ManTech Environmental Technology, Inc.; Lockheed Engineering & Sciences Co.
PUB Date Free Form 1992
NTIS Prices PC A06/MF A02
BIB Level m
Medium microform
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Carrier microfiche
Cataloging Source OCLC/T
OCLC Time Stamp 20161021072957
Language eng
Origin NTIS
OCLC Rec Leader 02438cam 2200517Ka 45010