Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative

Continuous Forest Inventory on the state forests in the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont: Plot Info

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Metadata Provider

  • Forest Ecosystem Monitoring Cooperative

    • Address:
      705 Spear Street
      South Burlington, Vermont 05403
      United States of America

      Phone: (802) 391-4135
      Email: femc@uvm.edu
      Website: www.uvm.edu/femc

Abstract

    The Vermont State Continuous Forest Inventory is a data collection program with a comprehensive measure of tree health, growth, and decay within Vermont state lands. It serves as a baseline data set for a variety of tree growth, landscape models, and climate predictive models. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to use this data.

People

  • Emily Meacham: Principal Investigator

Organizations

  • Vermont Agency of Natural Resources Vermont Department of Forests, Parks and Recreation: partner

Geographic Coverage

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    Data Table

    • Title: Plot Info
    • Start Date: 2015-06-01
    • Description: General plot information

    • Purpose: General plot information

    • Condensed Title: Z0344_Plot_Info

    • Object Name: VMC.344.2021

    • Data Type: mySQL
    • Citation: Emily Meacham. 2017. Plot Info. VT Forests, Parks and Recreation. FEMC. Can be found at: https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/continuous-forest-inventory/dataset/vtcfi-plot-info

    • Online Distribution: https://www.uvm.edu/femc/data/archive/project/continuous-forest-inventory/dataset/vtcfi-plot-info

    Attribute List

      Attribute Name: Management_Unit
      • Label: Management_Unit
      • Storage Type: text
      • Measurment Type: nominal
      Attribute Name: StateOwnership
      • Label: StateOwnership
      • Storage Type: text
      • Measurment Type: nominal
      Attribute Name: Plot
      • Label: Plot
      • Description: Unique plot identifier
      • Storage Type: int
      • Measurment Type: nominal
      • Standard Unit: -1
      • String Format: DD/MM/YYYY
      • Number Type: -1
      Attribute Name: Azimuth
      • Label: Azimuth
      • Description: Azimuth plot is located on within study area
      • Storage Type: int
      • Measurment Type: interval
      • Standard Unit: degree
      • Precision: 1
      • String Format: DD/MM/YYYY
      • Unit: degree
      • Number Type: rational
        • Bounds:
        • Minimum: 0
        • Maximum: 360
      Attribute Name: latitude
      • Label: latitude
      • Description: Latitude of plot
      • Storage Type: int
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Standard Unit: degree
      • String Format: DD/MM/YYYY
      • Unit: degree
      • Number Type: rational
        • Bounds:
        • Minimum: -90
        • Maximum: 90
      Attribute Name: longitude
      • Label: Logitude
      • Description: Longitude of plot
      • Storage Type: int
      • Measurment Type: ratio
      • Standard Unit: degree
      • Precision: 1
      • String Format: DD/MM/YYYY
      • Unit: degree
      • Number Type: rational
        • Bounds:
        • Minimum: -180
        • Maximum: 180

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    Sampling Equipment

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