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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

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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.
    SeriesResearch paper NE -- 649.
    ContributionsHilt, Donald E., Northeastern Forest Experiment Station (Radnor, Pa.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination11 p. :
    Number of Pages11
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17616068M
    OCLC/WorldCa23527056

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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 Individual-tree diameter growth model for northeastern United States book 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. An individual-tree growth projection system being tested for use in the Central States is and Tree Evaluation and Model inn System {STEMS) (USDA Forest Service lq79, Belcher et alo in preparation), The STE_S com-puter program uses individual tree _rowth and mortality models to simulate tree and stand dynamics and management.

growth models, because potential growth cannot be ob- the diameter growth models. At the tree level, diameter at served and historical procedures for estimating it are complex and time-consuming.

" breast height (DBH) is used as the major predictor variable in the growth model for predicting change in DBH. The minimumFile Size: 1MB. 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. 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: growth (DahmsZhang et al. ), or tree diameter growth to match stand diameter growth (Leary et al. Qin and Cao () evaluated four methods to link an individual-tree model and a whole-stand model by use of disaggregation.

In the proportional yield method, the predicted tree survival probability, diameter, and. Goals / Objectives Research under this problem pertains to stands composed of upland hardwoods, mixed pine-hardwood, and pines, and concentrates in two broad areas--immature stands and mature stands.

With respect to immature stands, research emphasizes stand developmental dynamics, and how those dynamics can be altered under the influence of. individual tree growth and yield model for the mixed species forest of the Adirondacks Region of New York, USA Aaron Weiskittel1, Christian Kuehne1,4*, John Paul McTague2 and Mike Oppenheimer3 Abstract Background: Growth and yield models are important tools for forest planning.

Due to its geographic location,Cited by: 8. @article{osti_, title = {Fall rates of prescribed fire-killed ponderosa pine. Forest Service research paper}, author = {Harrington, M.G.}, abstractNote = {Fall rates of prescribed fire-killed ponderosa pine were evaluated relative to tree and fire damage characteristics.

High crown scorch and short survival time after fire injury were factors leading to a high probability of early. What is ORGANON. ORGANON is an individual tree growth model developed for Southwest Oregon, Northwest Oregon, the lands of the Stand Management Cooperative, and red alder plantations in Oregon and Washington.

It will project stand development for several species mixes, stand structures and management activities.

northeastern United States would be best served by using the relative density measure developed by Ducey and Knapp (). RDd and RDw99 result in similar predictions of relative density about 20% of time on a case by case basis and approximately 60% of the time when based on density categories.

However, compared to the other measures, RDdAuthor: Rachel Ann Knapp. Modeling potential future individual tree-species distributions in the eastern United States under a climate change scenario: a case study with Pinus virginiana. Ecological Modelling. Yaussy, Daniel; Iverson, Louis; Prasad, Anantha.

Diameter-growth model across shortleaf pine range using regression tree analysis. In: Amaro. A diameter or basal area increment (BAI) model represents one of the key submodels in individual tree-based forest growth and yield simulation models, such as Forest Vegetation Simulator (Froese and Robinson, ; Pokharel, ).

Describing change in diameter or basal area of individual trees is a prerequisite for any forest growth and yield Cited by: Trasobaresa A, Pukkalab T.

Using past growth to improve individual-tree diameter growth models for uneven-aged mixtures of Pinus sylvestris L. and Pinus nigra Arn. in Catalonia, north-east Spain. Ann. For. Sci. 61 (5): Crossref, Google by:.

Climate-driven individual tree growth modeling fusing diameter tape measurement and increment core data Erin M. Schliep, Tracy Qi Dong, Alan E. Gelfand, Fan Li Department of Statistical Science, Duke University J Modeling tree growth through data fusion.FIRE-BGC is an individual tree model createdmore SILVA is an extensive modification of a simulator for forests of the northeastern United States.

The simulation includes the time development of the growth in tree diameter, tree height, and leaf-area index. Recruitment and mortality are modeled stochastically.A program has been developed to simulate SPB spot growth in a GIS-based model, using a regression model of SPB spot growth, and using ArcGIS.

and drought currently facing hemlock in the northeastern United States. This will allow for individual tree species growth to be computed and tracked and for inter-specific competition to occur.