Sampling Vegetation Attributes: Interagency Technical Reference

Author: Federal
Media Type: Document
Water Monitoring Keywords: Field Methods, Biological and Habitat
Water Resource Type: Wetlands / Riparian
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Specific Agency Author: United States Forest Service (USFS), Natural Resources and Conservation Services (NRCS), Bureau of Land Management (BLM)

The intent of this interagency monitoring guide is to provide the basis for consistent, uniform, and standard vegetation attribute sampling that is economical, repeatable, statistically reliable, and technically adequate. While this guide is not all inclusive, it does include the primary sampling methods used across the West. An omission of a particular sampling method does not mean that the method is not valid in specific locations; it simply means that it is not widely used or recognized throughout the western states.