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Key algorithms used in GR02: A computer simulation model for predicting tree and stand growthAuthor(s): Garrett A. Hughes; Paul E. Sendak; Paul E. Sendak
Source: Res. Pap. NE-570. Broomall, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Northeastern Research Station
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DescriptionGR02 is an individual tree, distance-independent simulation model for predicting tree and stand growth over time. It performs five major functions during each run: (1) updates diameter at breast height, (2) updates total height, (3) estimates mortality, (4) determines regeneration, and (5) updates crown class.
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CitationHughes, Garrett A.; Sendak, Paul E. 1985. Key algorithms used in GR02: A computer simulation model for predicting tree and stand growth. Res. Pap. NE-570. Broomall, PA: US. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 17 p.
Keywordsforest growth, mortality, regeneration, volume estimation (stands), volume increment (stands), site index, crown class
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