2 edition of A review of the potential effects of climate change on quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in the western United States and a new tool for surveying aspen decline found in the catalog.
A review of the potential effects of climate change on quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides) in the western United States and a new tool for surveying aspen decline
Toni Lyn Morelli
2011 by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Southwest Research Station in Albany, CA] .
Written in English
|Statement||Toni Lyn Morelli and Susan C. Carr|
|Series||General technical report PSW-GTR -- 235, General technical report PSW -- 235.|
|Contributions||Carr, Susan C., Pacific Southwest Research Station|
|LC Classifications||SD390.7.C55 M67 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||32 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||32|
|LC Control Number||2011506649|
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[Toni Lyn Morelli; Susan C Carr; Pacific Southwest Research Station.] -- "We conducted a literature review of the effects of climate on the distribution and growth of quaking aspen.
A Review of the Potential Effects of Climate Change on Quaking Aspen (Populus tremuloides) in the Western United States 1 Introduction Despite its wide range and economic and ecologic importance, little is known about the influence of climate on the growth and reproduction of quaking aspen (Populus tremuloides Michx.) in western North by: 8.
Review of the potential effects of climate change on quaking aspen (populus tremuloides) in the western United States and a new tool for surveying aspen decline. (OCoLC) Material Type: Document, Government publication, National government publication, Internet resource: Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File: All Authors.
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To review the literature on quaking aspen in the western U.S. To elucidate the potential effects of climate change on aspen To provide land managers the tools with which they can monitor, understand, and potentially restore aspen stands on the landscape.
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