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Microclimatic variation between managed and unmanaged northern hardwood forests in Upper Michigan, USA.Author(s): Elizabeth A Nauertz; Thomas R. Crow; John Zasada; Ronald M. Teclaw
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-236. St. paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 31 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: North Central Research Station
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DescriptionTemperature, light, wind, and precipitation were measured in the understory of managed and unmanaged northern hardwood forests in the Upper Peninsula of Michigan from 1995 through 2001. These measurements provide a baseline of information to compare the microclimate under managed and unmanaged conditions. Extreme climatic events may influence growth and development of forests.
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CitationNauertz, Elizabeth A; Crow, Thomas R.; Zasada, John; Teclaw, Ronald M. 2004. Microclimatic variation between managed and unmanaged northern hardwood forests in Upper Michigan, USA. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-236. St. paul, MN: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Research Station. 31 p.
KeywordsMicroclimate measurements, temperature extremes, weather data, Upper Peninsula of Michigan, managed and unmanaged northern hardwood forest.
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