Weight and density of crowns of Rocky Mountain conifers
Document Type: Report
Author(s): James K. Brown
Publication Year: 1978

Cataloging Information

  • crown density
  • crown ratio
  • crown sampling
  • crown weight
  • DBH - diameter at breast height
  • Rocky Mountain conifers
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Record Last Modified: May 25, 2017
FRAMES Record Number: 7532


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.

Online Link(s):
Brown, James K. 1978. Weight and density of crowns of Rocky Mountain conifers. Research Paper INT-RP-197. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 56 p.