Skip to Main Content
Factors and equations to estimate forest biomass in the North Central region.Author(s): W. Brad Smith
Source: Research Paper NC-268. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
PDF: Download Publication (1.64 MB)
DescriptionGreen weight of wood and bark can be greatly affected by moisture content. Average moisture content percentages and green weight conversion factors are presented for 42 tree species groups. Equations are also presented to compute average green weight of tops and limbs as well as stumps.
- Check the Northern Research Station web site to request a printed copy of this publication.
- Our on-line publications are scanned and captured using Adobe Acrobat.
- During the capture process some typographical errors may occur.
- Please contact Sharon Hobrla, email@example.com if you notice any errors which make this publication unusable.
- We recommend that you also print this page and attach it to the printout of the article, to retain the full citation information.
- This article was written and prepared by U.S. Government employees on official time, and is therefore in the public domain.
CitationSmith, W. Brad. 1985. Factors and equations to estimate forest biomass in the North Central region. Research Paper NC-268. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsgreen weight, moisture content, boles, limbs, stumps
- Estimating moisture content of tree-length roundwood
- Aboveground Biomass of Choctawhatchee Sand Pine in Northwest Florida
- Specific gravity and other properties of wood and bark for 156 tree species found in North America
XML: View XML