Skip to Main Content
An evaluation of the STEMS tree growth projection system.Author(s): Margaret R. Holdaway; Gary J. Brand
Source: Research Paper NC-234. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 20 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: North Central Research Station
PDF: View PDF (5.32 MB)
DescriptionSTEMS (Stand and Tree Evaluation and Modeling System) is a tree growth projection system. This paper (1) compares the performance of the current version of STEMS developed for the Lake States with that of the original model and (2) reports the results of an analysis of the current model over a wide range of conditions and identifies its main strengths and weaknesses.
- 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.
CitationHoldaway, Margaret R.; Brand, Gary J. 1983. An evaluation of the STEMS tree growth projection system. Research Paper NC-234. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 20 p.
Keywordsvalidation, testing, growth model, Lake States species, verification
- A description of STEMS-- the stand and tree evaluation and modeling system.
- Individual tree diameter, height, and volume functions for longleaf pine
- A generalized system of models forecasting Central States tree growth.
XML: View XML