Title: Modeling physical and chemical climate of the northeastern United States for a geographic information system
Author: Ollinger, Scott V.; Aber, John D.; Federer, Anthony C.; Lovett, Gary M.; Ellis, Jennifer M.
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-191. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 30 p.
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Description: A model of physical and chemical climate was developed for New York and New England that can be used in a GIs for integration with ecosystem models. The variables included are monthly average maximum and minimum daily temperatures, precipitation, humidity, and solar radiation, as well as annual atmospheric deposition of sulfur and nitrogen. Equations generated from regional data bases were combined with a digital elevation model of the region to generate digital coverages of each variable.
Keywords: temperature, precipitation, solar radiation, humidity, atmospheric deposition, sulfur, nitrogen
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Ollinger, Scott V.; Aber, John D.; Federer, Anthony C.; Lovett, Gary M.; Ellis, Jennifer M. 1995. Modeling physical and chemical climate of the northeastern United States for a geographic information system. Gen. Tech. Rep. NE-191. Radnor, PA: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Northeastern Forest Experiment Station. 30 p.
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