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Title: Forest types of the northern Rocky Mountains and their climatic controls

Author: Larsen, J. A.;

Date: 1930

Source: Ecology. 11(4): 631-672.

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: The purpose in this report is to describe the natural forest types of the northern Rocky Mountains in Montana and northern Idaho, to point out their natural distribution and chief silvical characteristics, and to show in what degree they are controlled by differences in topography and climate. Such information may be useful in laying the foundation for later, more intensive silvical investigations and practices in a region rich in forest resources.

Keywords: forest type, topography, climate, silviculture

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Larsen, J. A. 1930. Forest types of the northern Rocky Mountains and their climatic controls. Ecology. 11(4): 631-672.


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