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Título: Dominant height growth equations including site attributes in the generalized algebraic difference approach
Autor: Bravo-Oviedo, Andrés
Tomé, Margarida
Bravo, Felipe
Montero, Gregorio
Del Rio, Miren
Palavras-chave: growth model
Data: 2008
Editora: NRC
Citação: "Canadian Journal of Forest Research". ISSN 0045-5067. 38 (2008) 2348-2358
Resumo: We present a new dynamic dominant height growth model based on Cieszewski’s generalized algebraic difference approach (GADA) advanced dynamic site equation strengthened by the use of explicit climate and soil variables (i.e., H = f(H0,T0, T, site conditions)). The results suggest that the inclusion of climatic variables would improve the applicability of the inter-regional model in regions in which climate and soil type lead to intra-regional variability. The new model reduces the bias present in a previous dynamic model that did not include climatic attributes and improves the model efficiency across the different age classes. Climate has a multiplicative effect on dominant tree growth in the early development stages (<20 years) and an additive effect in older stands.
Peer review: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10400.5/5604
ISSN: 0045-5067
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