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Title: Old-growth forests in the Sierra Nevada: by type in 1945 and 1993 and ownership in 1993.

Author: Beardsley, Debby; Bolsinger, Charles; Warbington, Ralph.;

Date: 1999

Source: Res. Pap. PNW-RP-516. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 46 p

Publication Series: Research Paper (RP)

Description: This report presents estimates of old-growth forest area in the Sierra Nevada by forest type in 1993 and 1945 and by old-growth stand characteristics as they existed in 1993. Ecological old-growth definitions for each forest type are used.

Keywords: Old growth, inventory, forest stands, forest area, California, National Forests, Douglas -fir, white fir, red fir, Jeffrey pine, ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine, mixed conifer, mountain hemlock, mixed subalpine

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Beardsley, Debby; Bolsinger, Charles; Warbington, Ralph. 1999. Old-growth forests in the Sierra Nevada: by type in 1945 and 1993 and ownership in 1993. Res. Pap. PNW-RP-516. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 46 p

 


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