NFI Survey Manual for second cycle field samples

Contract staff carrying out the field survey for the National Forest Inventory (NFI). Using a Vertex hypsometer to take the upper crown height reading The NFI Survey Manual describes the assessments made during field data collection and the protocols used by the field surveyors in collecting the data. The NFI Survey Manual is a living document and contains steadily more explanations. As new updates are created, new versions of the chapters will appear on the web site with the month and year that the chapter is valid from. Below are the files for the 2nd cycle of the NFI. If you wish to see the files for the 1st cycle please email:

Chapter 0 contains the contents for all chapters. Each chapter contains the contents page specific to that chapter.

Last updated: 28th September 2016