Study ID 235

Forest Inventory of a Northern Hardwood Forest Watershed 5

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Realm: Terrestrial
Climate: Temperate
Biome: Temperate broadleaf and mixed forests
Central latitude: 43.953055
Central longitude: -71.735314
Duration: 4 years, from 1982 to 1999

2823 records

18 distinct species

Across the time series Betula alleghaniensis is the most frequently occurring species

Citation(s):

Battles, J.J., Fahey, T. & Cleavitt, N. (2003) “Forest Inventory of a Whole Tree Harvest: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest Watershed 5, 1982, pre-harvest.” The Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study LTER Program. Available at: http://www.hubbardbrook.org/data/dataset.php?id=36, accessed 2012.Battles, J.J., Fahey, T. & Cleavitt, N. (2013) “Forest Inventory of a Whole Tree Harvest: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest Watershed 5, 1990, 7 years post-harvest.” The Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study LTER Program. Available at: http://www.hubbardbrook.org/data/dataset.php?id=37, accessed 2016.Battles, J.J., Fahey, T. & Cleavitt, N. (2013b) “Forest Inventory of a Whole Tree Harvest: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest Watershed 5, 1994, 10 years post-harvest.” The Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study LTER Program. Available at: http://www.hubbardbrook.org/data/dataset.php?id=38, accessed 2016.Battles, J.J., Fahey, T. & Cleavitt, N. (2013c) “Forest Inventory of a Whole Tree Harvest: Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest Watershed 5, 1999, 15 years post-harvest.” The Hubbard Brook Ecosystem Study LTER Program. Available at: http://www.hubbardbrook.org/data/dataset.php?id=39, accessed 2016.

Methods

A whole-tree harvest was conducted during the dormant season of 1983-1984 in order assess ecosystem response to whole-tree logging operations. Pre-harvest forest inventory surveys were conducted in 1982 on the whole of the watershed. Post-harvest surveys were conducted in 1990 1994 and every 5 years thereafter. This dataset was collected in summer of 1999. Survey methods differed between years due to the variability encountered in the aggrading forest. The inventory consists of a total inventory of all trees >=10-cm dbh on the whole of the watershed for 1982; AND The inventory consists of all trees >=1.5-cm dbh on a 1 x 25 m plot within each of 101 of the 25 x 25 m grid units for the other years Unit of abundance = IndCountInt, Unit of biomass = AboveGroundBiomass