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Illustrating harvest effects on site microclimate in a high-elevation forest stand.Author(s): W.B. Fowler; T.D. Anderson
Source: Res. Note PNW-RN-466. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 12 p
Publication Series: Research Note (RN)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionThree-dimensional contour surfaces were drawn for physiologically active radiation (PAR) and air and soil temperatures from measurements taken at a high-elevation site (1450 m) near the crest of the Cascade Range in central Washington. Measurements in a clearcut were compared with measurements from an adjacent uncut stand. Data for 31 days in July and August 1985 illustrated the rapid changes as storms off the Pacific Ocean displaced the dominant high pressure of summer.
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CitationFowler, W.B.; Anderson, T.D. 1987. Illustrating harvest effects on site microclimate in a high-elevation forest stand. Res. Note PNW-RN-466. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 12 p
KeywordsPhysiologically active radiation, temperature, high-elevation forests, Washington
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