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Communication from the National Forest Inventories Working Group of the 16th Caribbean Foresters Meeting: Proposal for a Regional Workshop

Humfredo Marcano-Vega1,*, Carlton Roberts2, Henri Vallès3, Jacqueline Andre4, Kevin Boswell5, Dennis Lemen6, Floyd Liburd7, and Christian López8

1USDA Forest Service, Southern Research Station, Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA), International Institute of Tropical Forestry, Jardín Botánico Sur, 1201 Calle Ceiba, Río Pedras, PR 00926, USA.
2Forest Resource Inventory and Management, Forestry Division, Ministry of the Environment and Water Resources, Port of Spain, Trinidad and Tobago. 3Department of Biological and Chemical Sciences, The University of the West Indies at Cave Hills, Barbados. 4Forestry Wildlife, and Parks Division, Windsor Park Road, Roseau, Dominica.5Forestry Department, St. Thomas Parish, Jamaica. 6Stichting voor Bosbeheer en Bostoezicht (SBB), DS. Martin Luther Kingweg perc. no. 283, Paramaribo, Suriname. 7Nevis Island Administration, Agriculture Department, Prospect Estate St. John's, Nevis, Lesser Antilles. 8USAID/USDA Forest Service PASA, San Salvador, El Salvador. *Corresponding author.

Caribbean Naturalist, Special Issue No. 1 (2016)

We addressed the National Forests Inventories Working Group of the 16th Caribbean Foresters Meeting to propose a series of training modules regarding how to conduct national forest inventories and analyze the data collected. Improving regional capacity is crucial to ensuring the sustainable management of Caribbean forest ecosystems. We focused on the statistical and computer skills that will facilitate appropriate forest inventory planning and design, data summation, data quality assurance and quality control, and information presentation congruent with internationally acceptable standards.

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