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A history of the forest survey in the United States

A history of the forest survey in the United States

1830-2004

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Published by U. S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service in [Washington, DC] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Forest surveys -- United States,
  • Forest management -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprincipal authors, Vernon J. LaBau ... [et al.].
    ContributionsLaBau, Vernon J., United States. Forest Service.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSD387.S86 H57 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 82 p. :
    Number of Pages82
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23142074M
    LC Control Number2007473030

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    Profiles in the History of the U.S. Soil Survey offers a broad-ranging collection of essays chronicling the development of the U.S. Soil Survey and its influence on the history of soil survey as a scientific discipline that focuses on mapping, analysis, and description of soils.. Appraises the influences of key individuals and institutions on the establishment of federal 5/5(1). • The United States ranks fourth on the list of most forest-rich countries, following the Russian Federation, Brazil, and Canada, with 8 percent of the world’s primary forest. • The number of acres of forestland in the United States has remained essentially the same during the past century. • On average, 11 percent of the world’s.


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A history of the forest survey in the United States Download PDF EPUB FB2

A History of Forest Survey in the United States: – ix Vernon J. LaBau Vernon J. (Jim) LaBau worked for more than 35 years with the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service in the fields of forest resource inventories and assessments and forest health monitoring.

His jobs included working for the. Abstract: "This publication presents a history of the Forest Survey (now known as Forest Inventory and Analysis) program in the United States as it evolved within the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service over a period of more than years.

A History of Forest Survey in the United States: – 27 The computer became one of the most revolutionary factors in the evolution of the Forest Survey and FIA pro grams. Inthe Congress of the United States passed the McSweeney-McNary Forest Research Act which among a number of clauses authorized a National Forest Survey.

This activity first got underway in the Pacific Northwest in when a compilation of owners' survey records was. U.S. Forest Service, Instructions for Making Forest Surveys and Maps, (Washington, ), 45 pages.

A later edition of 85 pages was published in Durham, Edward B., Mine Surveying, (New York and London, ), pages. This was a popular work and includes a historical section on mine-surveying instruments. Diary entries of conservationist and forester Gifford Pinchot (), describing his work as the first chief of the United States Forest Service, his relationship with President Teddy Roosevelt, his influence on forest policies and politics, and his interaction with prominent contemporaries such as botanist Charles Sargent, preservationist John Muir, and landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

The American people have had a complex relationship with nature. On the one hand, we have exploited the nation's natural resources with devastating speed -- clearing forests, damming rivers, killing wildlife, fouling the air and water with pollutants.

Figure —Oldest Ranger Station in the United States, Bitteroot National Forest, Mont. F— Congress created a Public Lands Commission, to codify public land laws, classify public lands, and recommend wise disposal and management of these lands. The National Forest Management Act of requires the Forest Service to conduct its planning to ensure a diversity of plant and animal species.

As ofthe United States had national forests, 20 national grasslands, and research and experimental forests, as well as other areas of special interest, covering more than million. Senate Resolution called for a report on timber depletion, lumber prices, lumber exports, and timber ownership in the United States.

The report prepared by the Forest Service, known as the "Capper Report," gave the most complete nationwide data on the forest situation up to that time. The Forest Service made a cooperative agreement with the War Department for airplane forest patrol. The Use Book Committee. A presidential proclamation inauthorized the creation of the Forest Reserves in the United States.

The General Land Office administered these lands untilwhen the forest reserves were transferred to the newly created Forest Service. Surveys of Forest Reserves () [United States. Dept. of the Interior] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Originally published in This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG format by Kirtas Technologies.

All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include. United States Department of Agriculture USDA Forest Service National Woodland Owner Survey A Technical Document Supporting the Forest Service Update of the RPA Assessment Brett J.

Butler, Jaketon H. Hewes, Brenton J. Dickinson, Kyle Andrejczyk, Sarah M. Butler, and Marla Markowski-Lindsay Forest Service Resource Bulletin NRS–99 - March Cited by: Forest resources in Washington and Oregon were surveyed in the early s by employees of the Pacific Northwest Forest Experiment Station (the original name of the current Pacific Northwest Research Station).

This was the first of many periodic forest surveys conducted nationwide by the USDA Forest Service. Many publications and. While he was Chief (), the Forest Service made a study of western range use,recommending methods for improvement, and surveyed forested watersheds for flood control through restoration and proper management of the Prairie States Forestry Project, million acres were planted by 33, plains farmers.

able forestry in the United States. Recent studies have shown that only 5 percent of the private forest landown-ers in the United States have a written management plan. However, these plans cover 39 percent of the private for-est area in the United States. Private forests provided 89 percent of the Nation’s timber harvest in File Size: KB.

The long history of scientifically credible FIA data provides critical status and trend information to resource managers, policy makers, investors, and the public through a system of annual resource inventory that covers both public and private forest lands across the United States.

The cadastral survey branch of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) conducts most cadastral surveys in the United States. They consult with Forest Service, National Park Service, Army Corps of Engineers, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Fish and.

Known for its lively, clear prose as well as its scholarly research, A People's History of the United States is the only volume to tell America's story from the point of view of -- and in the words of -- America's women, factory workers, African-Americans, Native Americans, working poor, and immigrant laborers.

This P.S. edition features an extra 16 pages of insights into the book, /5(K). Manuscript and annotated maps ("Old Map File") showing development and disposal of public lands in the United States, individual states, and territories, including progress of surveys, land district boundaries, Indian and military reservations, forest and national park reserves, private land claims, and special surveys including the site of the.

This is a list of principal and guide meridians and base lines of the United States, with the year established and a brief summary of what areas' land surveys are based on each. 1 List of meridians.

Principal Meridians. Guide Meridians. List of meridians. Primarily from the United States Government Printing Office Style Manual. State.InCongress created the office of Special Agent in the Department of Agriculture to assess the state of the forests in the United States.

Franklin B. Hough was appointed the head of the office. Inthe office was expanded into the newly formed Division of Forestry.Instructions for making forest surveys and maps Paperback – January 1, by. United States. Forest Service. (Author) See all 16 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

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