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Predicted total-tree biomass of understory hardwoods.

Douglas R. Phillips

Predicted total-tree biomass of understory hardwoods.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Southeastern Forest Experiment Station in Asheville, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hardwoods -- United States.

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    SeriesResearch paper SE -- 223
    ContributionsSoutheastern Forest Experiment Station (Asheville, N.C.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination22 p. :
    Number of Pages22
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22417225M

    In each stand, 50 understory white spruce were cut for stem analysis at ground level, 30, 70, cm, and every cm to tree height. In four stands, recruitment of these understory spruce occurred immediately after the disturbance, while in others the recruitment was delayed several decades. Within the broad field of renewable energy, in recent years biomass has taken on great importance because of the potentially critical role it is assumed to Croat. j. for. eng. 37()2. This resulted in R2 of total biomass, dry biomass, carbon sequestration, tree height and tree count of , , , , and , respectively. Moreover, mixed bias (with lowest value of m for tree height) and NRMSE% (with lowest value of % for tree carbon sequestration) values were obtained.


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Predicted total-tree biomass of understory hardwoods. by Douglas R. Phillips Download PDF EPUB FB2

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Biomass estimates are required for reporting carbon, assessing feedstock availability, and assessing forest fire threat. We developed diameter- and height-based biomass equations for Western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla (Raf.) Sarg.) and red alder (Alnus rubra Bong.) trees in Western Oregon.

A system of component biomass equations was fitted simultaneously with a constrained seemingly unrelated Cited by: 7. Final report submitted to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Research Triangle Park, NC. Peet, R.K.

The measurement of species diversity. Annual Review of Ecological Systems Phillips, D. Predicted total-tree biomass of understory hardwoods. With increasing stand age, the proportion of stem biomass to total tree biomass increased from % in the year-old stand to % in the year-old stand, and the proportion of understory.

The total forest biomass Predicted total-tree biomass of understory hardwoods. book estimates for determined by the application of the national biomass estimator allometric equations was Mg ha −1, which was a much lower value for the total tree biomass than the values obtained using Methods A and B (Table 2 and Table 3).

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Several factors can affect the remote sensing-based AGB estimation, such as insufficient sample data, atmospheric conditions, complex biophysical environments, scale of the study area, availability of software, spatial resolution of remotely sensed data, or mixed pixels, among others [6, 10].In order to introduce different approaches that have been developed to reduce the uncertainties Cited by: 5.

The maximum understory carbon density is predicted to occur when the plot contains no trees greater than cm in diameter, and ranges from to t C ha −1, depending on forest type. Predicted total-tree biomass of understory hardwoods.

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Title: Relationships between coastal Douglas-fir stand biomass and stand characteristics: Creator: Wong, Ann Yone: Date Issued: Description: The purpose of the study was to investigate how the above-ground tree biomass components (stem, branches, and foliage) and the ratios between these biomass components change with age, site quality, initial spacing, and total stand volume.

We ran each simulation for years, averaging tree abundances over the final years to yield relativebiomass values at each of the grid points. The relative tree abundances for six tree taxa (spruce, pine, birch, oak, fir, and maple) were then mapped along with simulated total tree biomass.

This banner text can have markup. web; books; video; audio; software; images; Toggle navigation. After maple biomass reached this level, growth was higher where the laurel understory was intact (Fig. A similar regression revealed that total tree growth (i.e., all tree species combined) in the pine gaps was higher until tree biomass reached g-m~2, which corresponded to saplings with a mean DBH of mm (R2 - ).

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To submit additions or corrections, or to report problems using this site, please email us. Regression models predic 85, and 72 percent reductions in average biomass per plant of broom when grown with approximately plants/m2 of bentgrass, wildrye, and fescue, respectively. Bentgrass and wildrye were more competitive than fescue because of their early-season depletion of soil water and rapid development of cover.

Seven obvious microscale and mesoscale patterns are reported for one or both of these species (1) a failure to successfully colonize branches occurring below the upper limit of the winter snowpack (2) an occurrence in much lower abundance over the outer, foliated portions of branches than over the inner, defoliated portions of the same branches.

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While we hustle busily through the necessities of our lives, wrapped up in our daily preoccupations. Biomass - refers to the range of all organic nonfossil materials such as agricultural products and residuals, municipal solid waste (MSW), or wood residues from forests (Wright et al.

Biomass for energy is considered to be a renewable biological material that is suitable for use as a fuel or for conversion to a fuel. Forms of biomass. This process has been demonstrated by a study in which entire eastern white pine trees in Ontario, Canada were destructively sampled; researchers found that mature 65 year old trees contained 69% of their total biomass in their stem while only 25% of total tree biomass was in the stems of 2 year old trees (Peichl and Arain ).

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result, the total tree number in the study area can be increased from lakhs () to lakhs () and the carbon stock can be enhanced from lakh tonnes of carbon in to lakh tonnes till For achieving the desired targets, the land under the plantation has toFile Size: 1MB. Accordingly, in most of these countries, hardwoods are in surplus and softwoods are in short supply.

This is true in the United States, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and European Russia. Half of the world's standing timber volume is in the natural forest stands of the tropical countries and these are comprised almost entirely of hardwoods.

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Its common name “chia” is an. Based on this, fairly small sample regression analyses are carried out and final biomass equations that give the single-tree biomass as a function of easy-to-measure tree parameters (e.g., diameter at cm, m, and/or 7-m height, crown diameter, or total tree height) are selected In the second phase, a large set of sample trees is assessed.

Biomass-dimension relationships of understory vegetation in relation to site and stand age. Alemdag, I.S.

Total tree and merchantable stem biomass equations for Ontario hardwoods. Canadian Forest Service, Petawawa Nat. Forest Inst., Chalk River, ON. J.K. and Johnston, C.M. Surface fuel loadings and predicted fire behavior.

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Scott D. Roberts. The proportion of tree growth allocated to stemwood is an important economic component of growth efficiency. Differences in growth efficiency between species, or between families within species, may therefore be related to how growth is proportionally allocated between the stem.

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