In recent years public and private forest surveys have marshalled a wealth of detailed type data that provide an excellent basis for compiling natural vegetation maps on a regional basis. The following article outlines the methods and principles used in preparing such a map for New England. Presented also are descriptions of the forest vegetation zones established and an allocation of S.A.F. forest cover types to the established zones.
Document Type: Journal Article
Publication date: May 1, 1956
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The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.