• Environmental Science
  • Published 1998

An Analysis of Losses to the Southern Commercial Timberland Base

@inproceedings{Munn1998AnAO,
  title={An Analysis of Losses to the Southern Commercial Timberland Base},
  author={Ian A. Munn and David A. Cleaves},
  year={1998}
}
Demographic and physical factors influencing the conversion of commercial timberland in the south to nonforestry uses between the last two Forest Inventory Analysis (FIA) surveys were investigated. GIS techniques linked Census data and FIA plot level data. Multinomial logit regression identified factors associated with losses to the timberland base. Conversion to agricultural uses represented the largest loss (1.48%) to the commercial timberland base. Slope, forest size, distance to the nearest… CONTINUE READING