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Land Areas of the National Forest System, USDA Forest Service
Entry ID: USDA0007


Summary
Abstract: The "Land Areas of the National Forest System" contains data on
the extent and characteristics of forest, range, and related
lands within the National Forest System of the United States.
Statistics are updated annually, with some data available from
1891 to the present.

Collection Organization: USDA Forest Service

Collection Methodology: Gross and net areas are generated by
survey and map compilation. Other data generated by census and
inventory.

Collection Frequency: Statistics updated annually. Some data
available from 1891 to present.

Update Characteristics: N/A

LANGUAGE: English

ACCESS/AVAILABILITY:
Data Center: Forest Service
Access Instructions: Reports are available via Internet
homepage: "http://www.fs.fed.us/land/staff/lar/"

Access Restrictions: None

Related URL
Link: View Related Information
Description: Lands of the National Forest System Maps

Geographic Coverage
 N: 55.0 S: 13.71  E: -61.48  W: -130.0
 N: 72.0 S: 50.0  E: -137.0  W: -178.0
 N: 18.64 S: 17.88  E: -65.45  W: -67.08

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided


Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1891-01-01


Location Keywords
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > CARIBBEAN SEA > PUERTO RICO
OCEAN > ATLANTIC OCEAN > NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN > CARIBBEAN SEA > VIRGIN ISLANDS
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA
CONTINENT > NORTH AMERICA > UNITED STATES OF AMERICA > ALASKA > ALASKA


Science Keywords
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
AGRICULTURE >FOREST SCIENCE >FOREST MENSURATION    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >ECOSYSTEMS >TERRESTRIAL ECOSYSTEMS >FORESTS    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION >FOREST COMPOSITION/VEGETATION STRUCTURE    [Definition]
BIOSPHERE >VEGETATION    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >INFRASTRUCTURE >CULTURAL FEATURES    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT    [Definition]
HUMAN DIMENSIONS >ENVIRONMENTAL GOVERNANCE/MANAGEMENT >LAND MANAGEMENT >LAND TENURE    [Definition]
LAND SURFACE >LANDSCAPE >LANDSCAPE MANAGEMENT    [Definition]


Quality
Data checks and review of compiled data.


Keywords
AGRICULTURE AND FOOD SECURITY
FORESTS
LAND AND FRESHWATER RESOURCES
NATIONAL FORESTS
OWNERSHIP
RANGES


Data Center
Land and Realty Management, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture    [Information]
Data Center URL: http://www.fs.fed.us/land/staff/

Data Center Personnel
Name: USDA/FS
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
Range Management Staff
P.O. Box 96090
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20090-6090
Country: USA


Personnel
PHILIP S. DUNNING
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: 202-205-0843
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
Range Management Staff
P.O. Box 96090
City: Washington
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20090-6090
Country: USA


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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-09
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12



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