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Main Title Influence of Climate Change on Forest Growth Response to Nutrient Amendments.
Author Peterson, C. E. ; Heath, L. S. ;
CORP Author Corvallis Environmental Research Lab., OR. ;Forest Service, Portland, OR. Pacific Northwest Research Station. ;Washington Univ., Seattle.
Publisher 1989
Year Published 1989
Report Number EPA/600/D-89/225;
Stock Number PB90-134321
Additional Subjects Growth ; Climatic changes ; Forestry ; Fir trees ; Precipitation(Meteorology) ; Temperature ; Volume ; Rainfall ; Nitrogen ; Fertilizers ; Pseudotsuga menziesii ; Douglas fir trees
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
NTIS  PB90-134321 Some EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. 07/26/2022
Collation 30p
The paper examines the influence of precipitation and temperature deviations on regional volume growth rates in even-aged, second-growth Douglas-fir (Pseudotsuga menziesii), some of which received N fertilizer treatments. Between 1969 and 1986, average volume growth rates in natural stands of Douglas-fir in Western Washington and Oregon were significantly enhanced by cool wet summers and mild winters. Results support the hypothesis that mild winters contribute to high productivity of conifers in the Pacific Northwest. Over the same period, there was no clear influence of precipitation and temperature deviations on growth response to N fertilizer.