Population and biomass dynamics of trees in a northern hardwood forest at Hubbard Brook

@inproceedings{Siccama2007PopulationAB,
  title={Population and biomass dynamics of trees in a northern hardwood forest at Hubbard Brook},
  author={Thomas G. Siccama and Timothy J. Fahey and Chris E Johnson and Thomas W. Sherry and Ellen G. Denny and E. Binney Girdler and Emily Likens and Paul A. Schwarz},
  year={2007}
}
We quantified the dynamics of the tree stratum at Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest (HBEF), New Hampshire, to examine why live biomass reached a plateau in about 1980. Total aboveground biomass increased from 209 Mg ha–1 in 1981 to 216 Mg ha–1 in 2001. From 1991 to 2001, in-growth of ‡10 cm diameter at breast height (DBH) trees averaged 4.7 trees ha–1 year –1 with a corresponding in-growth biomass of 0.29 Mg ha–1 year–1. Mortality of trees ‡10 cm DBH averaged 5.3 trees ha–1 year–1 (1.12% of… CONTINUE READING
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