Regeneration Histories on the Allegheny Plateau, USDA/FS
Entry ID: USDA0133

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Summary
Abstract: To consolidate tree regeneration records and to schedule
periodic remeasurements to enable the refining of Allegheny
hardwood forest regeneration guidelines.


Collection Organization: USDA-FS - Northeastern Forest
Experiment Station

Collection Methodology: Data are collected on regeneration
sample plots (6 foot radius or mil-acre) within each treated
forest stand. The data include: tree seedling counts by species
and size class, herbaceous ground cover, and total height of
tallest stems of selected species.

Collection Frequency: 1 pre-treatment, post-treatment at 2, 5,
10 and 20 years.

Update Characteristics: The data set is not updated in its
entirety.

STATISTICAL INFORMATION:

Thousands of records, 40 fields per record; about 1 MB storage
size.
Related URL
Description: Access to USDA Catalog #47 information and data
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 42.56   S: 39.43   E: -74.41   W: -80.82

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: USDA/FS
Dataset Title: Regeneration Histories of the Allegheny Plateau
Dataset Release Place: PA
Dataset Publisher: USDA/FS/NE
Issue Identification: Catalog #47
Data Presentation Form: computer file
Online Resource: http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/global/ltedb/catalogs/cat47.html
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1970-05-01
Stop Date: 1993-08-31
Quality Collection accuracy is dependent on well-trained personnel.
After data entry, hard copies are produced and proofread.
Originating Center
Data Center
Northeastern Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/ne/

Data Center Personnel
Name: SUSAN L. STOUT
Phone: (814) 563-1040
Fax: (814) 563-1048
Email: fsl at penn.com
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
Northeastern Forest Experiment Station
Forestry Sciences Laboratory
P.O. Box 267
City: Irvine
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16329
Country: USA
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: (814) 563-1040
Fax: (814) 563-1048
Email: fsl at penn.com
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
Northeastern Forest Experiment Station
Forestry Sciences Laboratory
P.O. Box 267
City: Irvine
Province or State: PA
Postal Code: 16329
Country: USA
Publications/References
Marquis, David A.; Bjorkbom, John C. 1982. Guidelines for evaluating regeneration before and after clearcutting Allegheny hardwoods. Res. Note NE-307. Broomall, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4 p.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2002-11-05
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