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November 2, 2023
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The National Forest Inventory (NFI) is a periodic survey of condition and development of the Swiss forest. It is produced in close cooperation between the Federal Office for the Environment (FOEN) and the Swiss Federal Institute for Forest, Snow and Landscape Research (WSL). This record contains information about: number of woody species (≥40 cm high), growing stock (stemwood), deadwood volume (merch. wood without piles of branches), lying , deadwood volume (merch. wood without piles of branches), lying per forest area, growing stock (stemwood) per forest area, volume of dead wood, volume of dead wood per forest area, diversity of woody species, deadwood volume (merchantable wood), lying, deadwood volume (merchantable wood), lying per forest area and forest area


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Issued date
June 22, 2023
Modified date
November 2, 2023
Abteilung Wald, Bundesamt für Umwelt
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January 1, 1983 - December 31, 2022
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