The increment estimation methods of European NFIs were explored by means of 12 essential NFI features. The results indicate various differences among NFIs within the commonly acknowledged methodological frame. The perspectives for harmonisation at the European level are promising.
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Gschwantner T, Lanz A, Vidal C, Bosela M, Di Cosmo L, Fridman J, Gasparini P, Kuliešis A, Tomter S, Schadauer K 2016. Comparison of methods used in European National Forest Inventories for the estimation of volume increment: towards harmonisation. Ann. For. Sci.: 1-15. 10.1007/s13595-016-0554-5.