Sustainable Forest Management (SFM) Toolbox

Tool Details

Elements in data analysis

Year of publication 2023
This course offers guidance on the typical approaches and calculations used in forest data analyses and related topics. This course is primarily intended for people who are involved in NFIs but can be taken by anyone with an interest in the subject. Specifically, this course targets: Forest technicians responsible for implementing their country’s NFIs; Forest data analysis practitioners; National forest monitoring teams; Youth and new generations of foresters Students, as curriculum material in forestry schools. In this course you will learn about: Data analysis in NFIs; Principles of statistical estimation; Statistical models and their characteristics; Errors in forest inventories; Products of forest data analyses.
Type of Tool
Scale of Application
Forest Management Unit, National
Forest Type
All forest types (natural and planted)
Primary Designated Function
Management Responsibility