Forest Woody Biomass Annual Production

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The table contains the annual woody biomass production from the forest plots. It is computed from the DBH Woody Biomass table by subtracting the standing biomass this year from the standing biomass from the previous year.

This datatable is part of the Forest Increment Survey dataset. In 1998, a new protocol was instituted for measuring the diameters of every tree greater than 5 cm dbh in the coniferous and deciduous forest plots. Trees are usually measured in January. Exponential equations are used to estimate tree mass for each year. The goal is to estimate wood production for any given time period (usually one year) as the difference between two estimates of mass.


Experiment: Main Cropping System Experiment (MCSE)
Data available from: January 1999 to January 2018
Dataset: KBS045
Datatable ID: kbs019-024.64
Core Areas Primary Production,Disturbance
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Last Updated 2020-07-10
Variate Description Units
Year year in which growth occurred
treatment treatment sampled
replicate replicate sampled
biomass kg m2 year annual woody biomass production kg/m2/year

Data Excerpt

year treatment replicate biomass_kg_m2_year
2020 CF R1 0.4388
2020 CF R2 0.5072
2020 CF R3 0.7684
2020 DF R1 0.8797
2020 DF R2 0.7762
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