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Forest Health Monitoring (FHM) - Detection Monitoring Plot Data.
Entry ID: MSU0004

Abstract: Used by the FHM program to: (1) characterize forest conditions
(health) regionally and nationally; (2) characterize major
forest stresses, and, (3) quantify changes in forest conditions
throughout time and space.

Collection Organization: USDA Forest Service and participating
state forestry sites.

Collection Methodology: Trained field crews using portable data
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 48.0   S: 30.0   E: -67.0   W: -124.0

Data Set Citation
Version: Not provided
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-06-01
Stop Date: 1992-09-30
Quality Formal training session and certification. Check crews re-visit
subset of field plots. QA project plan documents all procedures
and results of various checks. Built-in edit checks by region
with no formal national scheme at present; but one being
Data Center
Southern Research Station, Forest Service, U. S. Department of Agriculture Supplemental Info
Data Center URL:

Data Center Personnel
Phone: 702-895-1932
Fax: 702-895-3094
Email: liffci at
Contact Address:
U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Forest Service
4505 Maryland Parkway
City: Las Vegas
Province or State: Nevada
Postal Code: 89154-4009
Country: USA
Phone: 919-549-4020
Fax: 919-549-4047
Contact Address:
USDA Forest Service
Forest Health Monitoring Program
Forest Sciences Laboratory
P.O. Box 12254
City: Research Triangle Park
Province or State: NC
Postal Code: 27709
Country: USA
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1970-01-01
Last DIF Revision Date: 2018-11-12