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Frost Depth in Forest and Open in Connecticut

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Abstract:

The question of the influence of a forest on its environment is a live and important one. More so in recent years because of extensive forestry programs to reduce soil erosion, regulate run-off, and to reduce wind velocities. The influence of forests on frost depth has far-reaching implications in connection with most of these programs. Quantitative data are presented to show that frost penetration is about twice as deep in the open as in the forest.

Document Type: Journal Article

Affiliations: Connecticut Department of Forestry, C.C.C.

Publication date: 1940-04-01

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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.

    2015 Impact Factor: 1.476
    Ranking: 22 of 66 in forestry

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