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Title: Spatial terrain analysis for matching native tree species to sites: a methodology

Author: Thwaites, Robin N.;

Date: 2000

Source: In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 239-246.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

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Description: Predicting the distribution of preferable biophysical sites for three of the favored plantation species - Araucaria cunninghamii, Eucalyptus cloeziana, and Flindersia brayleyana is necessary for private land rehabilitation in tropical north Queensland. The distribution of these predicted sites is expressed in a spatial and quantitative form. Sites are characterized by soil and terrain qualities, within known climatic parameters, using spatial analytical techniques afforded by the predictive capacity of digital terrain models (DTM's) and conceptual regolith-terrain relationships in an explicit approach.

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Thwaites, Robin N. 2000. Spatial terrain analysis for matching native tree species to sites: a methodology. In: Hansen, Mark; Burk, Tom, eds. Integrated tools for natural resources inventories in the 21st century. Gen. Tech. Rep. NC-212. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 239-246.

 


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