Forests of Alabama, 2014

  • Authors: Hartsell, Andy
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Publication Series: Resource Update (RU)
  • Source: Resource Update FS–69. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station.

Abstract

This resource update provides an overview of forest resources in Alabama based on an inventory conducted by the U.S. Forest Service, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) program at the Southern Research Station in cooperation with the Alabama Forestry Commission. Estimates are based on field data collected using the FIA annualized sample design and are updated yearly. The estimates presented in this update are for the measurement year 2014 and are compared to data reported in 2013. The sample plot population in Alabama consists of 5,620 plots, collected across a period of 8 years (about 707 plots, or about 12.5 percent of the data per year).

UPDATE: This resource update was revised in August 2016. Figure 5 estimates and discussion were originally based on incorrect data.

  • Citation: Hartsell, A. 2016. Forests of Alabama, 2014. Resource Update FS–69. Asheville, NC: U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service, Southern Research Station. 4 p.
  • Posted Date: January 15, 2016
  • Modified Date: September 14, 2016
  • Print Publications Are No Longer Available

    In an ongoing effort to be fiscally responsible, the Southern Research Station (SRS) will no longer produce and distribute hard copies of our publications. Many SRS publications are available at cost via the Government Printing Office (GPO). Electronic versions of publications may be downloaded, printed, and distributed.

    Publication Notes

    • This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
    • Our online publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat. During the capture process some typographical errors may occur. Please contact the SRS webmaster if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
    • To view this article, download the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader.