Moisture Loss and Weight of the Forest Floor Under Pole-Size Ponderosa Pine Stands
Abstract:Between 0.16 and 1.09 inches of moisture were lost from the forest floor on plots of pole-size ponderosa pine during part of the summer thundershower period in Arizona. This represented a loss of from 7 to 27 percent of gross precipitation. Stand age offered a good estimate of weight of the forest floor on these plots.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Rocky Mountain Forest and Range, Expt. Sta., Forest Service, U.S. Dept. Agric., Albuquerque, N. Mex.
Publication date: January 1, 1968
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