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Title: Climate - radial growth relationships in some major tree species of British Columbia
Author: Klinka, Karel; Splechtna, Bernhard E.; Dobry, Jaroslav; Chourmouzis, Christine
Subject Keywords Climate;Dendrochronology;Douglas-fir;Elevation;Engelmann spruce - subalpine fir;Interior douglas-fir;Lodgepole pine;Mountain hemlock;Pacific silver fir;Sub-boreal spruce;Subalpine fir;Tree rings;Wood properties
Issue Date: 1998
Publicly Available in cIRcle 2008-04-11
Publisher Forest Sciences Department, University of British Columbia
Series/Report no. Scientia Silvica Extension Series, 1209-952X, no. 13
Abstract: This study examines the influence of climate on tree-ring properties of several major tree species: Pacific silver fir (Abies amabilis (Dougl. ex Loud.) Forbes), subalpine fir (Abies lasiocarpa (Hook.) Nutt.), Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii (Mirb.) Franco), and lodgepole pine (Pinus contorta var. latifolia Dougl. ex Loud.). Our three objectives were to determine how (1) tree-ring properties change along an elevation gradient, (2) short-term climatic influences are correlated with tree-ring properties, and (3) long-term climatic influence on tree-ring properties.
Affiliation: Forest Sciences, Dept of
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2429/671
Peer Review Status: Peer-Reviewed

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