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Notes: Canopy Weight Distribution Affects Windspeed and Temperature in a Lodgepole Pine Forest

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Weight distribution of needles plus branches approximated a normally distributed population for 10 randomly selected trees in an 80-year-old stand in southern Wyoming. Wind-speeds were minimum and mid-day air temperatures maximum in the midcanopy region where needles and branch weight were concentrated. Forest Sci. 20:369-371.

Keywords: Biomass; Pinus contorta; forest management; measurement techniques; transpiration

Document Type: Miscellaneous

Affiliations: Hydrologist, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Fort Collins, Colorado, in cooperation with Colorado State University

Publication date: December 1, 1974

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  • Forest Science is a peer-reviewed journal publishing fundamental and applied research that explores all aspects of natural and social sciences as they apply to the function and management of the forested ecosystems of the world. Topics include silviculture, forest management, biometrics, economics, entomology & pathology, fire & fuels management, forest ecology, genetics & tree improvement, geospatial technologies, harvesting & utilization, landscape ecology, operations research, forest policy, physiology, recreation, social sciences, soils & hydrology, and wildlife management.
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