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Forest Health Monitoring in the Northeastern United States:

Disturbances and Conditions during 1993-2002


FHM, Disturban

NA-Technical Paper 01-04 September 2004

This report describes forest disturbances and conditions for a 20-state region that constitutes the administrative region of the Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry, USDA Forest Service. The constituent States are Connecticut, Delaware, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia, and Wisconsin. 

The report is available here as sections in pdf format:

Highlights (23K)

Introduction (425K)

Forest Cover and Fragmentation (818K)

Drought (558K)

Fire (470K)

Insects and Diseases (663K)

Air Pollutants (608K)

Soil Erosion (286K)

Tree Health (876K)



Conclusions, References and Appendices (179K)

A hard copy of this publication may also be obtained by contacting:
Jim Steinman
Forest Health Monitoring Program Coordinator
Northeastern Area State and Private Forestry
11 Campus Blvd, Suite 200
Newtown Square, PA 19073

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