On-Line Analysis of Southern FIA Data

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  • Authors: Spinney, Michael P.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; Roesch, Francis A.
  • Publication Year: 2006
  • Publication Series: Proceedings (P)
  • Source: In: Aguirre-Bravo, C.; Pellicane, Patrick J.; Burns, Denver P.; and Draggan, Sidney, Eds. 2006. Monitoring Science and Technology Symposium: Unifying Knowledge for Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere Proceedings RMRS-P-42CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 875-878

Abstract

The Southern On-Line Estimator (SOLE) is a web-based FIA database analysis tool designed with an emphasis on modularity. The Java-based user interface is simple and intuitive to use and the R-based analysis engine is fast and stable. Each component of the program (data retrieval, statistical analysis and output) can be individually modified to accommodate major additions or changes. This modular structure fosters a flexible architecture to encourage outside development of analysis algorithms. SOLE produces statistical tables, figures, maps, and PDF reports based on user selected area and variables.

  • Citation: Spinney, Michael P.; Van Deusen, Paul C.; Roesch, Francis A. 2006. On-Line Analysis of Southern FIA Data. In: Aguirre-Bravo, C.; Pellicane, Patrick J.; Burns, Denver P.; and Draggan, Sidney, Eds. 2006. Monitoring Science and Technology Symposium: Unifying Knowledge for Sustainability in the Western Hemisphere Proceedings RMRS-P-42CD. Fort Collins, CO: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Research Station. p. 875-878
  • Keywords: monitoring, assessment, sustainability, Western Hemisphere, sustainable management, ecosystem resources, analysis, Southern On-Line Estimator (SOLE)
  • Posted Date: March 8, 2007
  • Modified Date: April 16, 2007
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