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Measuring oxygen and carbon dioxide in red oak treesAuthor(s): Keith F. Jensen
Source: Research Note NE-74. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionA method is described for collecting gas samples from tree trunks by placing a permanent probe in the tree and withdrawing samples with a portable vacuum pump. Marked quantitative differences were found between the concentration of gases in tree trunks and the concentration of gases in the atmosphere.
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CitationJensen, Keith F. 1967. Measuring oxygen and carbon dioxide in red oak trees. Research Note NE-74. Upper Darby, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 4p.
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