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Overview of current practices in data analysis for wood identification. A guide for the different timber tracking methods.

This guide aims at providing an overview of the current best-practice methods used to analyse data derived from different wood identification methods, while presenting their respective strengths and limitations. There is advice on data analysis, from the development of reference data, through to the verification of identity and provenance of unknown samples against the reference database. An expert view on combining methods for wood identification and a discussion on how timber identification possibilities could expand in the future was included as well.

  • Nele Schmitz et al.
  • GTTN
  • 2020
  • DOI: 10.13140/RG.2.2.21518.79689