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Development of a hybrid modeling approach for predicting intensively managed Douglas-fir growth at multiple scales.Author(s): A. Weiskittel; D. Maguire; R. Monserud
Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)
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DescriptionHybrid models offer the opportunity to improve future growth projections by combining advantages of both empirical and process-based modeling approaches. Hybrid models have been constructed in several regions and their performance relative to a purely empirical approach has varied. A hybrid model was constructed for intensively managed Douglas-fir plantations in the Pacific Northwest by embedding a hierarchy of components representing fundamental processes into a spatially implicit individual-tree model.
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CitationWeiskittel, A.; Maguire, D.; Monserud, R. 2007. Development of a hybrid modeling approach for predicting intensively managed Douglas-fir growth at multiple scales. null
KeywordsDouglas-fir, growth projections, modeling
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