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Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan, 1980

Arnold J Ostrom

Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan, 1980

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Published by North Central Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S.D.A. in St. Paul, MN .
Written in English

  • Shrubs -- Michigan,
  • Tree crops -- Michigan

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    StatementArnold J. Ostrom
    SeriesResearch note NC -- 302
    ContributionsNorth Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13606906M

      Robust and cost effective methods for estimating aboveground biomass of trees on farms are necessary to understand the significance of this carbon pool, identify climate change mitigation opportunities and support smallholder farmers’ ability to capitalize on the emerging green economy. Using a dataset of 72 destructively sampled trees and non-destructively sampled trees, we identified Cited by: Ann Arbor was founded in , named for wives of the village's founders, both named Ann, and the stands of bur oak trees. The University of Michigan moved from Detroit to Ann Arbor in , and the city grew at a rapid rate in the early to midth century. During the s and s, the city gained a reputation as a center for left-wing County: Washtenaw. mate biomass of orchard trees is therefore likely to be most accurate if derived from orchard-grown trees. Another potential limi-tation of extrapolating existing equations HoRTScIucb 41(5) Pecan Tree Biomass Estimates Michael W. Smith 1,2 Department of Horticulture & Landscape Architecture, Oklahoma State University. Introduction. Resprouting trees and shrubs are often an important component of woody plant vegetation from the temperate zone to the tropics [1, 2–6].Resprouting woody plants are also used in expanding, short-rotation coppices grown for rapid woody biomass production as a source of renewable energy [7–10].The amount of woody biomass is a key variable for many purposes, such as assessing Cited by: 9.

      To calculate plant diversity, we also estimated the aboveground biomass of shrub, herbaceous vascular, and nonvascular species based on the observed percentage cover and average height of that species using the species-specific biomass equations calibrated for interior Alaska (SI Appendix, section 1).Cited by:

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Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan, 1980 by Arnold J Ostrom Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Tree Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan shrub biomass estimates for Michigan, [Arnold J Ostrom; North Central Forest Experiment Station (Saint Paul, Minn.)]. Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan Estimated total aboveground tree biomass at year 11 was and Mg • ha-1 with and without vegetation control, respectively.

Total-tree N content was and kg • ha-1, and C 1980 book was and Mg • ha-1, with and without vegetation control, respectively. Per-hectare aboveground tree biomass estimates using pre-Cited by: 7.

Prior to felling, trees were measured Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan height, DBH, height to live crown, and crown dimensions.

Biomass estimates were obtained by weighing the aboveground stem and crown portions of the felled trees. Tree biomass was first separated into two categories: woody material with a diameter greater than cm, and all other woody material and by: Estimation 1980 book shrub biomass availability along two geographical transects in the Iberian Peninsula for energy purposes Article (PDF Available) in Biomass and 1980 book October Although field and remote sensing methods exist for efficiently and reliably estimating tree and shrub biomass (Andrew et al.

;Hunter a), the accurate, efficient assessment of aboveground. Biomass models based on tree species, DBH and height. The biomass models introduced by Repola () were based on a measurement procedure similar to that used in this study. They measured pine and spruce, but not all the biomass components were measured from all the sample trees, e.g.

stem wood measurements were made for pine and for spruce (see Cited by: Equations for predicting biomass of tree components were developed as proportions of total aboveground biomass for hardwood and softwood groups.

A comparison with recent equations used to develop large-scale biomass estimates from U.S. forest inventory data for eastern U.S. species suggests general agreement (±30%) between biomass estimates.

trees, fungi, insects, and so forth, and is beyond the scope of this book. This chapter focuses on biomass of trees.

Tree biomass may be that of a single individual or all individuals occupying a unit of area. Since trees have a substantial moisture content (Chapter 1), weights may Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan either with (i.e., green) or without (i.e., oven-dry) Size: 78KB.

Biomass Estimation from Herb, Shrub and Litter component of Tropical Dry Deciduous Forest of Madhya Pradesh State of India. Peak current-year live biomass of the tree and shrub. Managing agricultural land for carbon sequestration becomes more Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan with rising needs for 1980 book gas mitigation measures.

Woodland establishment in upland grasslands can be a carbon sink, but soil carbon losses have also been observed. Dedicated woodland plots and silvopasture are two contrasting strategies to achieve increased carbon by: 9.

Aboveground tree biomass refers to the weight of the tree portion that is found above the ground surface, when oven-dried until a constant weight is reached.

Plot-level biomass estimates are normally Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan per unit area and are made by summing the biomass values for the individual trees on a Cited by: *The work was largely conducted while the author was Graduate Student Assistant, School of Natural Resources, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, U.S.A.

(Accepted 22 December ) ABSTRACT Adams, P.W., Estimating biomass in northern lower Michigan forest stands. Forest Ecol. Manage., 4: Cited by: 5.

Estimates of Tree Biomass, and Its Uncertainties Through Mean-of-Ratios, Ratio-of-Means, and Regression Estimators in Double Sampling: A Comparative Study of Mecrusse Woodlands. American Journal of Agriculture and Forestry.

Vol. 3, No. 5,pp. doi: / African Black Ebony is the most valuable wood in the world. A large, old growth tree could be worth a million dollars, but the last of these was probably cut down more than 50 years ago.

Calculating The Value Of A Woodlot. Calculating the value of trees growing in a wood lot is fairly straightforward. The easiest way to approach this is to. The exact location of Methuselah (and many other famous 1980 book is kept secret due to fears of vandalism.

Other contenders for world's oldest tree include the Llangernyw Yew in North Wales, estimated to be 4, to 5, years old, and the evergreens, Fitzroya cupressoides, in Author: Marc Lallanilla.

Crow TR () Common regressions to estimate tree biomass in tropical stands. For Sci – Google Scholar Crow TR, Laidly PR () Alternative models for estimating woody plant : Harold E. Burkhart, Margarida Tomé. When estimating changes in living biomass at a national scale, it is usually difficult to obtain a reliable value for the whole tree biomass from the stem volume because stem proportion increases with tree size at the expense of branches, foliage, stump and roots ().Hence, the use of biomass expansion factors (BEFs) may lead to biased estimates because BEFs vary with tree size (age, etc.) and Cited by: Biomass of shrubs is estimated from shrub crown cover.

Scope, applicability, and entry into force Scope 2. This tool can be used for estimation of carbon stock and change in carbon stock in living biomass of trees and shrubs in an afforestation and reforestation (A/R) clean development mechanism (CDM) project Size: 1MB.

Assessing Tree and Stand Biomass: A Review with Examples and. Critica1 Comparisons Bernard ol ABSTRACT. There is considerable interest today in estimating the biomass of trees and forests for both practica1 forestry issues and scientific purposes. New Cited by: Standard procedures are available for calculating volume and in turn biomass from dbh & tree height.

You may refer any standard text book on forest mensuration. It is also possible to find out. The total standing biomass (above ground and below ground) was estimated as Mt (Mt = g).

The aboveground and belowground biomass was estimated as and Mt, contributing 79 and 21 percent to the total biomass, respectively. Forest plays a special role in carbon sequestration and thus mitigating climate change. However, the large uncertainty in biomass estimation is unable to meet the requirement of the accurate carbon accounting.

The use of a suitable and rigor method to accurately estimate forest biomass is significant. Moreover, the world is increasingly facing the conflicting pressures of economic growth and Cited by: 3. Currently, Michigan is home to over 20 million acres of forest land (Table 1).

Since the inventory, the estimate of forest land has increased by nearly 2 million acres (Fig. Accompanying this increase, the total number of trees, volume, and biomass also have by: 1. biomass on forest land in the Pacific Northwest: a comparison of approaches.

Res. Pap. PNW-RP Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 18 p. Live tree biomass estimates are essential for carbon Cited by: SPECIES: Populus grandidentata Vertical, penetrating roots near the base anchor the tree.

The bark of young trees is smooth, but after three or more decades, it becomes rough and develops grooves. Ostrom, Arnold J. Tree and shrub biomass estimates for Michigan, Res. Note NC St. Paul, MN: U.S.

Department of Agriculture. In the context of climate change, estimating forest biomass for large regions is key to national carbon stocks, but few models have been developed at regional level.

Based on mensuration data from large samples ( and trees for above- and belowground biomass, respectively) of eight major tree species in China, the author developed one- and two-variable compatible integrated model Cited by: 2.

Shrub biomass estimation in the semiarid Chaco forest: Plant biomass is often estimated by harvesting a sample of individuals of a species or growth form and relating their dry separated tree, applying the standard relationship between diameter and height with biomass per stem.

However, this. The Williams Lake plant also holds the distinction of having the largest single boiler (60 MW) and the lowest heat rate (11, Btu/kWh) of any % biomass-fired power plant.

Biomass-cofired coal plants can achieve slightly lower heat rates, as exemplified by Greenidge Station (11, Btu/kWh on the biomass portion of the fuel, compared to File Size: KB. Trends in living aboveground biomass and inputs to the pool of coarse woody debris (CWD) in an undisturbed, old-growth hemlock-northern hardwood forest in northern MI were estimated from multi-decade observations of permanent plots.

Growth and demographic data from seven plot censuses over 47 years (–), combined with one-time measurement of CWD pools, help assess biomass Location: Natural Sciences, Bennington College, Bennington, VT, USA.

(m)) ^ (), where Y is the biomass of the AGB of the tree in kg [9].Wood. density. for these trees being g/cm. 3 [8] Using the above equation, the above ground biomass for the gulmohar trees in the campus is calculated.

Sample size of 69 out of the total trees. in the campus alone are considered for the calculation, as the rest. For all sample trees, volume of the main stem, wood density, wood carbon (C) concentration and C content were determined.

Estimated stem volume for the year-old trees varied widely among species, from to m 3, with main stem C content ranging from 3 to by: GENERAL BOTANICAL CHARACTERISTICS: Hophornbeam is a small, slow-growing, shapely tree usually not more than 35 feet (11 m) tall and 12 inches (30 cm) in d.b.h.

[8,10,17].The tree develops a broad top (sometimes as much as 50 feet [15 m] across) of small, spreading branches [6,14].The leaves are alternate with slender hairy stems. biomass and production. To describe shrub production accurately, the proportion of current annual growth removed by browsing animals must also be determined.

Consequently, the literature review will primarily assess sampling techniques and strategies related to shrub biomass, shrub production, and shrub utilization. Carbon Storage by Tree Biomass This map estimates the total metric tons (megagrams) of dry carbon stored in above-ground biomass of trees and forests in each digit hydrologic unit (HUC).

Above-ground biomass refers to all living plant matter above the soil, including stems, branches, seeds, bark and foliage. Why is carbon storage important?File Size: KB. This official site of the Arbor Day Foundation provides information about planting and caring for trees, our Rain Forest Rescue and Tree City USA programs, and much more.

Buy trees and give a gift of trees through our Trees in Memory and Trees for America programs. Abstract. Biomass has become a major source of renewable energy. The basic fuel properties of woody biomass from orchards were evaluated on the following fruit tree wood obtained from pruning operations: ‘Reliance’ peach, ‘Burlat’ cherry, ‘Packham’s Triumph’ pear, ‘Early Geneva’ apple, hazel (Polish variety Halle), ‘Hargrand’ apricot, walnut, domestic plum (Polish variety.

Forest cover by U.S. state and territory is estimated from tree-attributes using the basic statistics reported by the Forest Inventory and Analysis (FIA) Program of the U.S. Department of Agriculture Forest Service (FIA).

Tree volumes and weights are not directly measured in the field, but computed from other variables that can be measured. This is only the total amount of timberland, the.

An old-growth forest — also termed primary forest, virgin forest, primeval forest, late seral forest, or forest primeval — is a forest that has attained great age without significant disturbance and thereby exhibits unique ecological features and might be classified as a climax community.

Old-growth features include diverse tree-related structures that provide diverse wildlife habitat that. ° Since root biomass is concentrated in the top cm layer, a minimum depth of 30 cm is necessary; for root biomass beyond that depth, refer to the monolith method (Section ).

° Separate the roots of trees and non-tree biomass, although this may not be feasible in situations with mixed tree species and a mix of tree, shrub and herb. Biomass is plant or animal material used for energy production (electricity or heat), or in various industrial processes as raw substance for a range of products.

It can be purposely grown energy crops (e.g. miscanthus, switchgrass), wood or forest residues, waste from food crops (wheat straw, bagasse), horticulture (yard waste), food processing (corn cobs), animal farming (manure, rich in.

Estimates may be restricted to the pdf portion pdf the vegetation, or to trees only, or to tree components (such as foliage, wood, etc.).

Biomass is the mass of living plant organic material, and it is often proportional to volume and basal area at the stand level, and diameter and height at the individual plant. Taken at face value, "burning trees" to generate electricity seems wrong-headed for a variety of reasons.

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