Land Use Change in Vermont's Nonindustrial Private Forest Lands (NIPFL)Entry ID: USDA0420
Abstract: The "Land Use Change in Vermont's Nonindustrial Private Forest Lands
(NIPFL)" dataset contains data on six years of forest land transfers,
with parcels less than 100 acres, including the selling price. The
purpose of this dataset is to identify ownership factors associated
with the conversion of NIPF to other land uses. To characterize NIPF
ownerships that are prone to land use change.
Collection ... Organization: University of Vermont.
Collection Methodology: Vermont Property Tax returns for NIPF sale and
L.O. data. Telephone survey of seller/buyer population. Data
(property, sale and seller/buyer) analyzed to study private forest
land conversion factors. Frequency, volume, etc. to answer question
can NIPF parcels prone to conversion be identified before the fact.
Collection Frequency: Twice yearly for 6 years.
Update Characteristics: Updated by consultation via State Tax
Dept. 2/yr. Published annually.
STATISTICAL INFORMATION: 8-10 th/set 3 MB
Data Center: University of Vermont
Dissemination Media: Digital
File Format: Super Calc/ASCII
Access Instructions: Contact the data center.
Access Restrictions: Courtesy check with VT Dept. of Taxes.
Available from vendor for fee.
Availability Status: Purchase
Start Date: 1984-01-01Stop Date: 1994-12-31
Quality VT Tx Dept. dataset verified via private contractor, sample
checked with town tax record. Telephone sample of
nonrespondents. Data verification check after primary entry.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: jlindsay at nature.snr.uvm.edu
University of Vermont School of Natural Resources 355 Aiken Center
Province or State: VT
Postal Code: 05405
Case, Kevin M. 1994. Forest-land transfers in Vermont 1989-1991.
Thesis, Graduate College, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT.
Case, Kevin M. and Lindsay, J.J. 1994. Forest-land transfers in
Vermont. Northern Journal of Applied Forestry. In press.
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Creation and Review Dates
Last DIF Revision Date: 2008-02-27