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					Data Access and Analysis

       •   Publications
       •   Accessing data on Web
       •   Using Mapmaker application
       •   Spatial Data Service Center
       •   Call us with special requests
       •   Analysis- using FIA data
                  Attributes of Interest
                   (40 items to choose from)

This is what will be reported in the cells of the output table

     • Numbers of Plots
     • Area of Land
           All land, Forest land, Timberland (acres)
     • Numbers of trees
     • Volume
           All live, Growing-stock , Sawtimber
     • Net growth
     • Mortality
     • Removals
     • Biomass
  Classification Variables
Headings for: Page, Row, Column
  (currently 86 to choose from)

•All live stocking
•County code
•Current diameter
•Forest type
•Growing-stock volume
•Major land use
•Ownership class
•State code
•Species
•Species group
•Stand size
•Tree grade
      State Map
With Counties Colored
  Circle retrieval
around Pittsburgh
    Public Access to FIA Data

• Queries for forest estimates using
  boundaries other than “county” can be
  made, BUT the plots are swapped and
  fuzzed.
                CIPSEA
• Confidential Information Protection and
  Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002
• Title V of E’Govt Act of 2002 (PL 107-347)
• Data collected by executive
  federal agencies must be kept
  confidential if respondents are
  told so
• Class E felony = 5 years in
  prison and/or $250,000 fine
Random Most Similar Neighbor Swap




      etc.



             etc.          etc.
     Policies and Procedures
• Rule of “3”
  – Within any summary of data there must be 3
    different privately owned plots included
  – Ex. Summary of data by a soil type polygon –
    there must be 3 different privately owned plots
    making up each cell in the table of summary
    statistics provided
         Northeastern FIA
    Spatial Data Service Center
• Elizabeth LaPoint
• Northeastern Research Station-FIA
• Located at USDA Forest Service Louis
  C. Wyman Forestry Sciences
  Laboratory in Durham, New Hampshire
• elapoint@fs.fed.us
• Phone (603)   868-7675
Change in Growing-stock Volume on Private
     Timberland by Unit, 1989-2004



                                            Northeastern
                  Allegheny +4.0%
                                                +4.1%

                                  +1.7%
                                              Pocono
                  North-central
                                              +16.7%
        Western
                            South-central
        +5.4%
                           +23.5%              Southeastern
                  +7.5%
           Southwestern                      +16.8%



                     State Average +8.0%
      Top Three Species on Private Timberland, by
         Unit, and Percent Increase 1989-2004

                                  Red Maple +17.2                               Red Maple +18.9%
                                  Sugar maple -19.5%                            Hemlock +76.2%
                                  Blk. Cherry +9.1%                             Sugar maple -22.2%

                                                              Northeastern
                                   Allegheny
                                                                                    Red Maple +29.0%
                                                                                    Chestnut oak +27.2%
                                                                                    White oak +22.1%
   Blk. Cherry +0.8%                  North-central              Pocono
   Red Maple +25.4%    Western
   N. Red Oak -12.5%
                                              South-central
                                                                 Southeastern

                           Southwestern
                                                                                Yellow-poplar +36.4%
                                                                                Other oaks +20.5%
Red Maple +8.3%           Red Maple +28.5%                                      N. Red Oak +48%
Blk. Cherry +7.9%         Blk. Cherry +8.1%    Chestnut oak +21.7%
N. Red Oak +8.6%          N. Red Oak -20.6%    N. Red Oak +18.7%
                                               Other oaks +21.9%
Rich Widmann
USDA Forest Service
11 Campus Blvd., Suite 200
Newtown Square, PA 19073


Phone 610-557-4051
e-mail rwidmann@fs.fed.us

				
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