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Principal Investigator(s):
  • Mark E. Harmon
    Oregon State University, College of Forestry, Department of Forest Ecosystems and Society
  • Joseph E. Means
  • H.J. Andrews Experimental Forest LTER, Forest Science Data Bank

This database contains a collection of regression equations to predict various biomass components for many plants of the Pacific Northwest based on common parameters such as diameter, height, and cover. Documentation, including sources of raw data and source publications, is provided for each equation.

Citation: Harmon, Mark E. 2004. Pacific Northwest Plant Biomass Component Equation Library. Long-Term Ecological Research. Forest Science Data Bank, Corvallis, OR. [Database]. Available: (31 March 2010).
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Disclaimer: No warranty expressed or implied is made regarding the accuracy or utility of the data for general or scientific purposes, nor shall the act of distribution constitute any such warranty. This disclaimer applies both to individual use of the data and aggregate use with other data. It is strongly recommended that these data are directly acquired from the originator(s) of the data, and not indirectly through other sources which may have changed the data in some way. It is also strongly recommended that careful attention be paid to the contents of the metadata file associated with these data. FRAMES and other distributor(s) shall not be held liable for improper or incorrect use of the data described and/or contained herein.

Cataloging Information

Fire Ecology    Fuels    Models
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  • biomass equations
  • library
  • plant biomass
  • plant cover
  • plant diameter
  • plant height
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FRAMES Record Number: 7573