Creating a first-cut species distribution map for large areas from forest inventory data
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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station in Radnor, PA .
Written in English


  • Forest mapping -- United States.,
  • Forest surveys -- United States.,
  • Spatial analysis (Statistics)

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StatementRachel Riemann Hershey, Gordon Reese.
SeriesGeneral technical report NE -- 256.
ContributionsReese, Gordon., United States. Forest Service. Northeastern Research Station.
The Physical Object
Pagination10 p. :
Number of Pages10
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15553196M

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