Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
FIA Project 2654009

    Ecosystem Groupings for Ecosystem Representation in the Mackenzie Timber Supply Area
Project lead: Canadian Forest Products Ltd.
Contributing Authors: Wells, Ralph W.; Haag, Devon
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Land Base Investment Program
A primary requirement for an evaluation ecological representation is the selection of an ecological classification system. The approach currently used by Canfor is based on aggregation of Biogeoclimatic Ecosystem Classification (BEC) site series (Huggard 2001; Bunnell et al. 2003; Wells et al. 2004). This approach has the advantage of identifying ecosystem types based on vegetation communities, a finer scale classification then is typically available outside of British Columbia.


Ecosystem Groupings Report (0.7Mb)
Mackenzie Draft Groups Table (81Kb)

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Updated August 16, 2010 

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