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Weight and density of crowns of Rocky Mountain conifers

Author(s): James K. Brown
Year Published: 1978

ANNOTATION: Relationships between live and dead crown weight and DBH, crown length, tree height, and crown ratio are presented for 11 Rocky Mountain conifers. Also included are partitioned estimates of crown foliage and branchwood. This study shows a high correlation between DBH and crown weight.

Citation: Brown, James K. 1978. Weight and density of crowns of Rocky Mountain conifers. Res. Pap. INT-RP-197. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 56 p.
Topic(s): Fuels, Fuel Descriptions
Ecosystem(s): Alpine forest/krummholz, Subalpine wet spruce-fir forest, Subalpine dry spruce-fir forest, Montane wet mixed-conifer forest, Montane dry mixed-conifer forest, Ponderosa pine woodland/savanna
Document Type: Technical Report or White Paper
NRFSN number: 11205
FRAMES RCS number: 7532
Record updated: Jun 21, 2018