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    Author(s): Kevin Smith; Walter Shortle; Kenneth Dudzik
    Date: 2001
    Source: USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry
    Publication Series: Technical Bulletin
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    Description

    The ice storm of January 1998 in the northeastern United States and adjacent Canada was an extreme example of severe weather that injures trees every year. Broken branches, split branch forks, and snapped stems are all examples of storm injury.

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    Citation

    Smith, Kevin; Shortle, Walter; Dudzik, Kenneth. 2001. Patterns of Storm Injury and Tree Response. USDA Forest Service, Northeastern Research Station, Northeastern Area, State and Private Forestry. NA-TP-02-01. 4p.

    Keywords

    storm injury, , ice storm 1998, injured trees, trees ice storm, broken branches, psplit forks, stem snaps, tree damage, epicormic branches, Patterns of Storm Injury and Tree Response, NA-TP-02-01

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