Establishment of Canada's National Forest Inventory: Approach and IssuesThis article is part of a larger document. View the larger document here.
This paper describes Canada's National Forest Inventory (NFI) sampling design and implementation. It also describes issues related to annualizing the NFI using the approach of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service Enhanced Forest Inventory and Analysis program as a model. It concludes with an outline of plans to address the inventory annualization issues.