Title: A description of STEMS-- the stand and tree evaluation and modeling system.
Author: Belcher, David M.; Holdaway, Margaret R.; Brand, Gary J.;
Source: General Technical Report NC-79. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Description: This paper describes STEMS (Stand and Tree Evaluation and Modeling System), the current computerized Lake State tree growth projection system. It presents the program structure, discusses the growth and mortality components, the management subsystem, and the regeneration subsystem. Some preliminary results of model testing are presented and an application is discussed.
Keywords: simulation, Lake States species, mortality model, regeneration model, management guides, growth model, projection system, FORTRAN, validation
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Belcher, David M.; Holdaway, Margaret R.; Brand, Gary J. 1982. A description of STEMS-- the stand and tree evaluation and modeling system. General Technical Report NC-79. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station
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