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Individual-tree diameter growth model for northeastern United States

Richard M. Teck

Individual-tree diameter growth model for northeastern United States

by Richard M. Teck

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station in Radnor, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees -- Northeastern States -- Growth -- Measurement.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesIndividual tree diameter growth model for northeastern United States.
    StatementRichard M. Teck, Donald E. Hilt.
    SeriesForest Service research paper NE -- 649., Research paper NE (Broomall, Pa. : 1988) -- 649.
    ContributionsHilt, Donald E., Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18032593M

    Tree diameter growth where = observed and predicted q-year diameter growth (cm) for tree i, respectively, = mean -year q diameter growth, ns = = total number of surviving trees in the data, and the sum includes values of i from 1 to ns. Fit index is analogous to R 2 in linear regression, with a maximum value of 1 for perfect prediction.   The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS, Wykoff et al. ; Dixon ) is a distance-independent, individual-tree forest growth model commonly used in the United States to support forest management decisions. Projections are typically made at the stand level, but FVS has the ability to expand the spatial scope to much larger management : Diane Kiernan.

    Among various measurements of tree growth, diameter of tree stem has been most widely monitored because of the easiness and accuracy of the measurement compared to tree height. There are several theoretical models to express stem diameter growth of individual tree. One of the simplest is a model based on the metabolic scaling theory. Enquist et by: 2. Late-Successional and Old-Growth Forests in the Northeastern United States: Structure, Dynamics, and Prospects for Restoration. Forests. Modeling Forest Canopy Structure and Density by Combining Point Quadrat Sampling and Survival Analysis. Forest Science.

    The United States national inventory program measures a subset of tree heights in each plot in the Pacific Northwest. Unmeasured tree heights are predicted by adding the difference between modeled tree heights at two measurements to the height observed at the first measurement. This study compared different approaches for directly modeling year height increment of red Author: Hyeyoung Woo, Bianca N. I. Eskelson, Vicente J. Monleon.   We examined four individual tree models in Europe: BWIN, Moses, Silva and Prognaus. We simulated growth of open-grown trees and on research plots for 15 or 30 years. Height:diameter ratios were correctly predicted by all four models. Height:diameter ratios were within the bounds of open grown trees and dense stands. They decreased with age and Cited by:


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Individual-tree diameter growth model for northeastern United States by Richard M. Teck Download PDF EPUB FB2

Abstract ~. I I Describes a species-specific, distance-independent individual-tree diameter growth 1 model for the Northeastern United States. Diameter growth is predicted in two I steps using a two parameter, sigmoidal growth function modified by a one parameter exponential decay function with species-specific coefficients.

Coefficients are presented for 28 species by: S2Describes a species-specific, distance-independent individual-tree diameter growth model for the Northeastern United States. Diameter growth is predicted in two steps using a two parameter, sigmoidal growth function modified by a one parameter exponential decay function with species-specific coefficients.

Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.), 11 books United States. Agricultural Adjustment Administration. Northeast Division, 9 books Thomas D. Landis, 7 books United States.

Congress. Senate. Committee on Energy and Natural Resources., 6 books Richard H. Widmann, 6 books United States. Individual-tree probability of survival model for the Northeastern United States (OCoLC) Online version: Teck, Richard M., Individual-tree probability of survival model for the Northeastern United States (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors.

An individual-tree diameter increment model is developed for fir plantations using a multi-level linear mixed effect model approach.

The dataset came from National Forest Inventory plots. Stochastic variability is broken down among sites, blocks, plots, and within-tree components to account for repeated measurements and the hierarchical structure imposed by Cited by: 9. United States Department of Agriculture Individual-Tree Diameter Growth Forest Service Model for Managed, Even-Aged, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station Upland Oak Stands Research Paper N E Donald E.

Hilt @ @EST stCited by: their slower growth rates, these individuals were eliminated from before the final curve fitting.

Hence, a PRI model for eastern hrther consideration, leaving only a handful of the fastest growing white pine in the Northeastern United States was generated trees in a specified diameter class.

Maximally performing indi- with only 14 trees (fig. lc).Cited by: 1. Individual-tree distance independent diameter growth models were developed for black spruce and jack pine plantations.

Data used in this study came via stem analysis on black spruce (Picea mariana [Mill.]B.S.P.) and jack pine (Pinus banksiana Lamb.) trees sampled from 75 stands of 25 even-aged monospecific plantations for each species in the Canadian boreal Cited by: Individual-tree diameter growth model for rebollo oak (Quercus pyrenaica Willd.) coppices Article in Forest Ecology and Management ().

Individual-tree diameter growth model for managed, even-aged, upland oak stands / (Broomall, Pa.: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, ), by Donald E. Hilt and Pa.) Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor (page.

An individual-tree diameter increment model is developed for fir plantations using a multi-level linear mixed effect model approach. The dataset came from National Forest Inventory plots. Individual-tree diameter growth model for sugar maple trees in uneven-aged northern hardwood stands under selection system.

R.M., Hilt, D.E., Individual-tree diameter growth model for the northeastern United States. USDA Forest Service Research Paper NE Google by: bias, competition, deciduous trees. diameter growth models. height-diameter relationships, validation. Deciduous, unmanaged forest stands of the eastern United States typically consist of multiple species of trees (Braun ) that are not even-aged (Beck 1).

Modeling growth of stands with theseAuthor: Henry W. Mcnab, Thomas F. Lloyd. Individual-tree diameter growth model for sugar maple trees in uneven-aged northern hardwood stands under selection system.

Forest Ecology and Management. Kiernan, D., E. Bevilacqua, R.D. Nyland and L. Zhang. Modeling Tree Mortality in Low to Medium-Density Uneven-aged Hardwood Stands under Selection System using. This individual-tree distance-dependent growth model predicts the diameter, height, and crown height development of a simulated plot of Pinus radiata D.

Don trees. The model provides estimates of stand development within approximately ± 5% but fails to predict mortality of small suppressed trees adequately. Further. Growth and yield models are important tools for forest planning.

Due to its geographic location, topology, and history of management, the forests of the Adirondacks Region of New York are unique and complex. However, only a relatively limited number of growth and yield models have been developed and/or can be reasonably extended to this region currently.

Cited by: 8. Various methods for predicting annual tree height increment (∆ht) and height-to-crown base increment (∆hcb) were developed and evaluated using remeasured data from permanent sample plots compiled across the Acadian Forest of northeastern North America.

Across these plots, 25 species were represented upon which total height (ht) measurements Cited by: We should consider the effect of thinning on tree growth when predicting long-term tree growth. Several studies created diameter growth models under different thinning intensities [12,20,21].For example, Uzoh and Oliver [] designed a single diameter growth model using the site density index (SDI) and the basal area of larger trees than the subject tree (BAL).

Model 2 was also found to be accurate in simulating diameter and height growth in individual eucalyptus trees, revealing greater consistency between the statistics and biological reality and thus providing the most accurate and best fitting model for diameter and height growth.

In Brazil, individual tree growth models are still rarely used to. Project Methods This project would compile regional growth and yield datasets available from the University of Maine Cooperative Forestry Research Unit, United States Forest Service, and several Canadian governmental agencies.

The data would be used to refit individual tree diameter and height growth as well as mortality equations. Growth and mortality modifiers. The Forest Vegetation Simulator (FVS, Wykoff et al. ; Dixon ) is a distance-independent, individual-tree forest growth model commonly used in the United States to support forest management decisions.

Projections are typically made at the stand level, but FVS has the ability to expand the spatial scope to much larger management units.Evaluation of Individual Distance-Independent Diameter Growth Models for Japanese Cedar (Cryptomeria japonica) Trees under Multiple Thinning Treatments | Keiko Fukumoto, Tomohiro Nishizono, Fumiaki Kitahara, Kazuo Hosoda | download | B–OK.

Download books for .Individual tree diameter increment model for managed even-aged stands of ponderosa pine throughout the western United States using a multilevel linear mixed effects model§ Fabian C.C.

Uzoh*, William W. Oliver1,2 Pacific Southwest Research Station, USDA Forest Service, Avtech Parkway, Redding, CAUSA 1. Introduction.