| Annual FIA Data Analysis Tool
SOLE: The Southern On Line Estimator
is on-line software that allows
you to produce tables, graphs, maps and reports from annual forest
inventory data (FIADB). It was initially developed under a cooperative
agreement with the USFS Southern FIA unit and continues to be
maintained and developed by NCASI. There are 2 access modes:
|SOLE - JAVA version that
- HTML forms version, fully functional at
state level. Best for slow internet connections.
SOLE is based on FIADB data current as of 1/5/2016
GForest provides a new Google Maps interface
for the SOLE analysis and mapping capabilities.
GForest does not require JAVA and should run in most browsers.
GForest also allows for more flexible filtering and data
visualization. Try Gforest here.
The FIA plots used by SOLE, soleLite and Gforest are from the most recent evaluation group for each state.
- Both versions of
SOLE return results in a new browser window. You may need to
disable your pop-up blocker for SOLE to work.
- The JAVA
version of SOLE requires JAVA 1.5+. Your browser should
automatically lead you through the download process. However,
you start SOLE and do not see a map of
the United States within less than 1 minute, click on the following
related software developed by NCASI Statistics
and Model Development Group
If you have any comments, suggestions or problems, drop
us an email! When reporting problems, please describe states,
analysis and variables (if any).