A Lysimeter Installation for Studying Forest Influence Problems
Abstract:This article is the first of a series of articles reporting the results of a comprehensive study of the influence of forests on the water cycle. This study has been conducted by members of the Lake States Forest Experiment Station at the Upper Mississippi Valley Erosion Experiment Station. The present article describes in detail the lysimeter installation at the station. Those to follow will report, for the first time, tangible values for the use of water by different types of vegetation.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Associate silviculturists, Lake States Forest Experiment Station
Publication date: 1940-03-01
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- The Journal of Forestry is the most widely circulated scholarly forestry journal in the world. In print since 1902, the Journal has received several national awards for excellence. The mission of the Journal of Forestry is to advance the profession of forestry by keeping forest management professionals informed about significant developments and ideas in the many facets of forestry: economics, education and communication, entomology and pathology, fire, forest ecology, geospatial technologies, history, international forestry, measurements, policy, recreation, silviculture, social sciences, soils and hydrology, urban and community forestry, utilization and engineering, and wildlife management. The Journal is published bimonthly: January, March, May, July, September, and November.
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