Building Blocks of Inventory Design

By Jim Arney
Forest Biometrics Research Institute

What are the building blocks of a sound forest inventory design?  This video will cover the elements of designing an inventory starting with sample design, to include strata, plots and trees.  Then the topics move to cruise compilation and expanding the cruise to un-sampled stands.  The video concludes with recommendations on year-end updates and reporting.

Forest Inventory Essentials and Best Practices Onsite Book (PDF)

Inventory Essentials Handout (PDF)