Predicting crown weights for 11 Rocky Mountain conifers
Document Type: Conference Proceedings
Author(s): James K. Brown
Publication Year: 1976

Cataloging Information

  • crown sampling
  • crown weight
  • forest fuels
  • Rocky Mountain conifers
  • tree biomass
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Record Last Modified: March 22, 2016
FRAMES Record Number: 7533


ANNOTATION: For 11 conifer species in the Rocky Mountains the best fitting regression relationships between live and dead crown weight and DBH, crown length, tree height, and crown ratio were determined. Also determined were fractions of crown weight in foliage and branchwood diameter classes.

Brown, James K. 1976. Predicting crown weights for 11 Rocky Mountain conifers. Working part on Forest Biomass, Int. Union For. Res. Organ. Cong. June 22, 1976. Oslo, Norway. Ogden, UT: USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station. 13 p.