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Comprehensive state forest inventory for the State of Maryland
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    Salisbury State University, Image Processing & Remote Sensing Center. ; United States, Office of Ocean and Coastal Resource Management, ;
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    Background -- Overview & summary of tasks -- Objectives and methods -- Sequential procedure for preparation of digital files -- Forest buffer characterization -- Hardcopy map generation -- Digital layers -- Utilization of forest inventory in associated study of forest interior dwelling bird habitat -- Project scope: 1993 continuation effort -- Appendices.

    "Salisbury State University's Image Processing & Remote Sensing Center was contracted... to perform a complete forest inventory of the State as part of, and in compliance with, the Forest Conservation Act of 1991... The inventory is based on the derivation of forest signatures through computerized means from digital Landsat satellite data through the use of image processing, remote sensing and statistical techniques suitable for inclusion in a standard Geographic Information System (GIS)."-p.1.

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    Funding: Office of Coastal Resource Management, National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration; grant number: NA170Z0497-01; task number: C;
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