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Title: Wind in the forests of southeast Alaska and guides for reducing damage.
Author: Harris, A.S.;
Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-244. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 63 p
Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)
Description: Alaska based on the literature and the author's experience. Storm winds resulting in damage to forest stands are described, and some ecological and management considerations of wind that are of concern to forest managers are reviewed. The author made a general reconnaissance of forest conditions on Prince of Wales Island and adjacent islands based on forest-type maps, aerial photographs, and ground and air checks. Forest conditions associated with blowdown are described and are discussed.
Keywords: Wind damage, blowdown, windthrow
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Harris, A.S. 1999. Wind in the forests of southeast Alaska and guides for reducing damage. Gen. Tech. Rep. PNW-GTR-244. Portland, OR: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station. 63 p
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