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Patterns of Storm Injury and Tree Response

Informally Refereed
Authors: Kevin Smith, Walter Shortle, Kenneth Dudzik
Year: 2001
Type: Technical Bulletin
Station: Northern Research Station
Source: USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry

Abstract

The ice storm of January 1998 in the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada was an extreme example of severe weather that injures trees every year. Broken branches, split branch forks, and snapped stems are all examples of storm injury.

Keywords

storm injury, ice storm 1998, injured trees, trees ice storm, broken branches, psplit forks, stem snaps, tree damage, epicormic branches, Patterns of Storm Injury and Tree Response, NA-TP-02-01

Citation

Smith, Kevin; Shortle, Walter; Dudzik, Kenneth. 2001. Patterns of Storm Injury and Tree Response. USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry. NA-TP-02-01. 4p.
https://www.fs.usda.gov/research/treesearch/19408