Forest Investment Account

Abstract of FIA Project Y051058

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Evaluating a Structural Basis for Monitoring Biodiversity

Author(s): Gillingham, M. P.
Imprint: Prince George, B.C. : Univerversity of Northern British Columbia, 2005
Subject: Forest Investment Account (FIA), Biological Diversity, British Columbia
Series: Forest Investment Account (FIA) - Forest Science Program


In this report, we evaluate the predictive performance of models developed for species in relation to stand structural charateristics of forests. Although some models performed well (i.e., good perdictive accuracy when assessed with the data used to construct the model, results were poor when applied to an independent data set.

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Updated September 08, 2005 

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