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Title: COVER: A user's guide to the CANOPY and SHRUBS extension of the Stand Prognosis Model

Author: Moeur, Melinda

Date: 1985

Source: General Technical Report INT-190. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station; 1985. 49 p.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: The COVER model predicts vertical and horizontal tree canopy closure, tree foliage biomass, and the probability of occurrence, height, and cover of shrubs in forest stands. This paper documents use of the COVER program, an adjunct to the Stand Prognosis Model. Preparation of input, interpretation of output, program control, model characteristics, and example applications are describe.

Keywords: stand structure, crown width, crown shape, canopy closure, foliage biomass, shrub cover, shrub height, shrub occurrence, stand simulation

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Moeur, Melinda 1985. COVER: A user''s guide to the CANOPY and SHRUBS extension of the Stand Prognosis Model. General Technical Report INT-190. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station; 1985. 49 p.

 


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