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Multivariate analysis of climate along the southern coast of Alaskasome forestry implications.Author(s): Wilbur A. Farr; John S. Hard
Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-372. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 38 p
Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)
Station: Pacific Northwest Research Station
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DescriptionA multivariate analysis of climate was used to delineate 10 significantly different groups of climatic stations along the southern coast of Alaska based on latitude, longitude, seasonal temperatures and precipitation, frost-free periods, and total number of growing degree days. The climatic stations were too few to delineate this rugged, mountainous region into distinct climatic zones.
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CitationFarr, Wilbur A.; Hard, John S. 1987. Multivariate analysis of climate along the southern coast of Alaskasome forestry implications. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-372. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 38 p
KeywordsClimate, multivariate analysis, coastal Alaska, Alaska (coastal)
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