Forest production dynamics along a wood density spectrum in eastern US forests
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Trees. 29(1): 299-310.
Emerging plant economics spectrum theories were confirmed across temperate forest systems of the eastern US where the use of a forest stand's mean wood density elucidated forest volume and biomass production dynamics integrating aspects of climate, tree mortality/growth, and rates of site occupancy.
KeywordsWood density, Forest productivity, Volume, Biomass, Tree, Relative density
Woodall, C.W.; Russell, M.B.; Walters, B.F.; D'Amato, A.W.; Zhu, K.; Saatchi, S.S. 2015. Forest production dynamics along a wood density spectrum in eastern US forests. Trees. 29(1): 299-310. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00468-014-1083-1.