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DF028

Age structure, developmental pathways, and fire regime characterization of Douglas-fir/western hemlock forests in the central western Cascades of Oregon

  • Creator(s): Frederick J. Swanson, Alan J. Tepley
  • PI(s): Frederick J. Swanson
  • Originator(s): Alan J. Tepley
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  • Dates of data preparation: Mar 20 2005 - Sep 30 2010
  • Data collection status: Study collection is completed and no new collection is planned
  • Data access: Online
  • DOI: https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/0a16262e10f1895a1d0d1c3edd0a3c23
  • Last update: May 4 2016 (Version 4)
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Swanson, F.; Tepley, A. 2016. Age structure, developmental pathways, and fire regime characterization of Douglas-fir/western hemlock forests in the central western Cascades of Oregon. H. J. Andrews Experimental Forest. Forest Science Data Bank, Corvallis, OR. [Database]. Available: http://andlter.forestry.oregonstate.edu/data/abstract.aspx?dbcode=DF028. https://doi.org/10.6073/pasta/0a16262e10f1895a1d0d1c3edd0a3c23. Accessed 2024-02-27.
Data were provided by the HJ Andrews Experimental Forest research program, funded by the National Science Foundation's Long-Term Ecological Research Program (DEB 08-23380), US Forest Service Pacific Northwest Research Station, and Oregon State University.
While substantial efforts are made to ensure the accuracy of data and documentation, complete accuracy of data sets cannot be guaranteed. All data are made available "as is". The Andrews Forest shall not be liable for damages resulting from any use or misinterpretation of data sets.
ABSTRACT:
These data are the raw forest stand- and age-structure data from 124 stands in the central western Cascades of Oregon used to construct a conceptual model of stand development under the mixed-severity fire regime that has operated extensively in this region.

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ENTITY TITLES:
1Raw stand-structure and age-structure data (Jan 1 1881 - Dec 31 1986)METADATADATA
Forest structure and tree ages for 124 transets (5 plot per transect) sampled in the Blue River and Fall Creek watersheds and three small watershed north of Blue River (Browder Creek, Gate Creek, and Soapgrass Mountain)

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