• Iciar Alberdi
  • Laura Hernández
  • Sonia Condés
  • Roberto Vallejo
  • Isabel Cañellas


The necessity to have homogenous and objective forest statistics for decision making at national level provided the impetus for undertaking the first forest inventory on a national scale in Spain (NFI1) between 1965 and 1974. This first National Forest Inventory (NFI), based on aerial photograph interpretation, set the foundations for subsequent NFIs. Although the initial objective was to have a 10 year cycle between NFIs, due to circumstances related to the national infrastructure, the second National Forest Inventory (NFI2) did not commence until 1986.


Forest Land Pinus Pinaster National Forest Inventory Inclusion Probability Autonomous Community 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Iciar Alberdi
    • 1
  • Laura Hernández
    • 1
  • Sonia Condés
    • 2
  • Roberto Vallejo
    • 3
  • Isabel Cañellas
    • 1
  1. 1.National Institute for Agriculture Research, INIA-CIFORMadridSpain
  2. 2.Escuela Técnica Superior de Ingenieros de MontesUniversidad Politécnica de MadridMadridSpain
  3. 3.Área de Inventario y Estadísticas Forestales, Ministerio de AgriculturaAlimentación y Medio AmbienteMadridSpain

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