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By Leo J. Fritschen (auth.), B. A. Hutchison, B. B. Hicks (eds.)

The results of meteorological phenomena upon wooded area produc­ tivity and forestry operations were of outrage for a few years. With the evolution of system-level reviews of wooded area eco­ process constitution and serve as within the overseas organic software and somewhere else, extra basic interactions among wooded area ecosystems and the ambience acquired medical atten­ tion however the emphasis on meteorological and climatological results on wooded area techniques remained. extra lately, as recogni­ tion has constructed of power and real difficulties linked to the atmospheric shipping, dispersion, and deposition of airborne toxins, the consequences of wooded area canopies upon boundary-layer meteorological phenomena has come below medical scrutiny. trying to the long run, with emerging atmospheric con­ centrations of C02 and lengthening pageant for the finite fresh-water assets of the earth, curiosity within the position of forests in international C02 and water balances is usually anticipated to accentuate. therefore, the character of woodland canopy-atmosphere interac­ tions, that's to assert, the meteorological phenomena taking place in and above woodland canopies, are of value to a wide selection of clinical and social-issues. calls for for wooded area meteorological details at present exceed degrees of data and given the industrial constraints of technology as a rule and environmental sciences particularly, percentages for significant advancements in scien­ tific help within the close to destiny are narrow. regrettably, experiences of environmental phenomena in and above forests are expensive and logistically tough. bushes, the ecological dominants of wooded area ecosystems, are the most important of all terrestrial organisms.

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Buffo, R. Edmonds, R. Kinerson, and P. Schiess: 1969. Dispersion of air tracers into and within a forested area. S. Army Electronic Command, Atmospheric Sciences Laboratory, Ft. Huachuca, AZ. Fritschen, L. , L. Cox and R. Kinerson: 1973. A 28-meter Douglas-fir in a weighing lysimeter. For. Sci. 19:256-261. Fritschen, L. J. and L. W. Gay: 1983. The effect of a moisture step change and advective conditions on the energy balance of alfalfa. In: Extended Abstracts of the 16th conference on Agriculture and Forest Meteorology.

Stephens, G. : 1969. Productivity of red pine, 1. Foliage distribution in tree crown and stand canopy. Agr. Meteorol. 6:275-282. : 1977. Forest biomass 39-64. In: Primary productivity of Japanese forest--Productivity of terrestrial communites. T. Shidei and T. Kira. Ed. Univ. of Tokyo Press. 289 pp. Uchijima, Z. and J. L. Wright: 1964. An experimental study of airflow in a corn plant-air layer. Bull. Natl. Inst. Agr. Sci. Ser. A. 11:17-66. METEOROLOGICAL DATA STATIONS AT LONG-TERM ECOLOGICAL RESEARCH SITES Lloyd W.

General items to be included in any description of a forest site include: latitude; longitude; elevation; location to the nearest large city; and adjacent large scale topographic features. CHARACTERIZATION OF BOUNDARY CONDITIONS 21 \ 3~I ...... Figure 14. . . J / I mean wind direction -+-- I Proposed forest sampling area. Specific descriptors include: vegetation type; plantation or naturally regenerated stand; and dbh. height. and crown length of each tree within a circular plot with a radius of at least one tree height from the tower location.

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