The NFI Ground Plot Data Dictionary describes the structure of the NFI ground plot database and documents the definition, format and reporting rules for each attribute within.
Data Dictionary Version 5.2 (PDF, 3.91MB)
Ground Plot Guidelines
Describes the recommended field sampling procedures for the establishment and ongoing measurement of NFI ground plots.
Version 5.0 (PDF, 3.65MB)
National Standards for Ground Plots Compilation Procedures
This document outlines the equations and rules that have been developed to compile the NFI ground plot raw data.
Version 2.4 (PDF, 1.47MB)