Communication from the National Forest Inventories Working Group of the 16th Caribbean Foresters meeting: proposal for a regional workshop

  • Authors: Marcano-Vega, Humfredo; Roberts, Carlton; Valles, Henri; Andre, Jacqueline; Boswell, Kevin; Lemen, Dennis; Liburd, Floyd; López, Christian
  • Publication Year: 2016
  • Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
  • Source: Caribbean Naturalist

Abstract

We addressed the National Forests Inventories Working Group of the 16th Caribbean Foresters Meeting to propose a series of training modules regarding how to conduct national forest inventories and analyze the data collected. Improving regional capacity is crucial to ensuring the sustainable management of Caribbean forest ecosystems. We focused on the statistical and computer skills that will facilitate appropriate forest inventory planning and design, data summation, data quality assurance and quality control, and information presentation congruent with internationally acceptable standards.

  • Citation: Marcano-Vega, Humfredo; Roberts, Carlton; Valles, Henri; Andre, Jacqueline; Boswell, Kevin; Lemen, Dennis; Liburd, Floyd; López, Christian 2016. Communication from the National Forest Inventories Working Group of the 16th Caribbean Foresters meeting: proposal for a regional workshop. Caribbean Naturalist Special Issue 1:25-29. 5 p.
  • Keywords: Caribbean foresters, Caribbean forest ecosystems, national forest inventories, forest inventory planning and application
  • Posted Date: January 14, 2016
  • Modified Date: February 23, 2016
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