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Forest science

Studying the forests helps us better understand their complex workings and the effects of climate change.

Forest classification

Learn how Canada’s forest ecosystems are classified into ecozones and forest regions.

Forest inventory

Find information about forest inventory tools and techniques, Earth observation technologies, and enhanced forest inventory techniques for gathering information.

Remote sensing for forestry

Find research that uses satellite data to map and classify forests across Canada. You can also find research that tracks forest health, structure, biomass and disturbances.

National forestry database

Search Canada’s national database for information about wood supply, forest fires, insect damage and silviculture. (External website).

National Forest Inventory

Obtain statistics for each of Canada’s forested ecozones, including data on forest area, volume of wood, dominant species and more (external website).

Statistical forestry data

Find current data on forest inventory, management, production, economic impact, trade and other forestry-related topics.

About the Canadian Forest Service

Find employee contact information, and learn about the Canadian Forest Service, research centres and careers.

Forest research projects

Read about ongoing and completed scientific research projects at the Canadian Forest Service.

Research centres and forests

Read about the activities going on at the Canadian Forest Service’s national and regional forest research offices across the country.

Canadian forest service publications

Search the Canadian Forest Service publications database and download or order publications directly.

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