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Handbook for predicting slash weight of trees in the Northeast.Author(s): Duane R. Freeman; Robert M. Loomis; Peter J. Roussopoulos
Source: General Technical Report NC-75. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionTables are provided for estimating tree crown weights based on species and diameters (d.b.h.) for 10 conifer and 9 hardwood species or species groups of the North Central and Northeastern United States. Procedures are given for predicting slash weights resulting from: cutting timber, trampling during logging activities, and defect and breakage left on the site after cutting.
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CitationFreeman, Duane R.; Loomis, Robert M.; Roussopoulos, Peter J. 1982. Handbook for predicting slash weight of trees in the Northeast. General Technical Report NC-75. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Keywordsfuels management, slash, debris prediction, forest fuels, tree biomass
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