Damage to National Forest Timber on Mount St. Helens
Authors: Snellgrove, Thomas A.; Kendall Snell, J. A.; Max, Timothy A.
Source: Journal of Forestry, Volume 81, Number 6, 1 June 1983 , pp. 368-371(4)
Publisher: Society of American Foresters
Abstract:Within the blowdown area breakage amounted to 7 percent of the total cubic volume of all species. Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii) breakage was 4.6, western redcedar (Thuja plicata) was 6.6, true fir (Abies spp.) was 6.9, and western hemlock (Tsuga heterophylla) was 9.2. Woody material available for energy generation was about 5,800 cubic feet per acre. Fuel loading (material 0.25 to 3 inches in diameter) was 2.9 tons per acre.
Document Type: Journal Article
Affiliations: Mathematical Statistician at the Pacific Northwest Forest and Range Experiment Station, USDA Forest Service, Portland, Oregon 97232
Publication date: June 1, 1983
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