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The data refers to details of State/UT-wise tree cover estimates. Tree cover comprises of tree patches outside the recorded forest area exclusive of forest cover and less than the minimum mappabe area (1 ha).
The data refers to state-wise details of recorded forest area (in square km). Recorded Forest Area refers to all the geographic areas recorded as 'Forests' in government records. It consists of Reserved Forests and Protected Forests which have been constituted under the provisions of the Indian Forest Act, 1927.
The data refers to details of simplified error matrix. It has been prepared by grouping land use classes into 'forest' and 'non-forest'. This is done by combining VDF, MDF and OF into one class viz. 'forest' and scrub and non-forest classes into 'non-forest'.
The data refers to State/UT-wise summary of growing stock in forests. It provides details regarding volume of growing stock and recorded forest area.
The data refers to the area of forest and tree cover. Forest Cover refers to all lands more than one hectare in area, with a tree canopy density of more than 10 percent irrespective of ownership and legal status. Such lands may not necessarily be a recorded forest area. It also includes orchards, bamboo and palm. Tree cover comprises of tree patches outside the recorded forest area exclusive of forest cover and less than the minimum mappabe area (1 ha).
Data refers to forest cover change matrix. Change matrix presents change in forest cover classes for a given region (State/UT) during a period of two consecutive assessments in a matrix form by showing the changes of area from one class to another.
Data refers to a state-wise summary of the forest cover in various Altitude Zones of India.
The data refers to forest cover in different forest type groups (%). Distribution of forest cover in different forest types has been determined using the forest type maps for the country. Forest type maps provide a basis for characterizing forests in terms of floristic composition and ecological value.
The data refers to state-wise summary of the forest cover in the hill districts of India.
The data refers to State/Union Territory-wise forest cover. Forest Cover refers to all lands more than one hectare in area, with a tree canopy density of more than 10 percent irrespective of ownership and legal status. Such lands may not necessarily be a recorded forest area. It also includes orchards, bamboo and palm.

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