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The forest ecosystem of southeast Alaska: 1. The setting.Author(s): Arland S. Harris; O. Keith Hutchison; William R. Meehan; Douglas N. Swanston; Austin E. Helmers; John C. Hendee; Thomas M. Collins
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-012. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 46 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionA description of the discovery and exploration of southeast Alaska sets the scene for a discussion of the physical and biological features of this region. Subjects discussed include geography, climate, vegetation types, geology, minerals, forest products, soils, fish, wildlife, water, recreation, and aesthetic values. This is the first of a series of publications summarizing present knowledge of southeast Alaska's forest resources. Publications will follow which discuss in detail the subjects mentioned above and how this information can be helpful in managing the resources.
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CitationHarris, Arland S.; Hutchison, O. Keith; Meehan, William R.; Swanston, Douglas N.; Helmers, Austin E.; Hendee, John C.; Collins, Thomas M. 1974. The forest ecosystem of southeast Alaska: 1. The setting. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-012. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 46 p
Keywordsforest surveys, Alaska, resource planning, research
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