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- Means, Joseph E.; Acker, Steven A.; Harding, David J.; Blair, J. Bryan; Lefsky, Michael A.; Cohen, Warren B.; Harmon, Mark E.; McKee, W. Arthur
- Remote sensing of environment 1999 no.3 pp. 298
- forest stands; stand structure; lidar; image analysis; estimation; coniferous forests; forest canopy; data analysis; basal area; height; biomass; models; prediction; Oregon
- ... Estimates of forest area were obtained for the states of Indiana, Iowa, Minnesota, and Missouri in the United States using stratified analyses and observations from forest inventory plots measured in federal fiscal year 1999. Strata were created by aggregating the land cover classes of the National Land Cover Data (NLCD), and strata weights were calculated as proportions of strata pixel counts. Th ...