Forest growth and yield

8th measurement of the CFC continuous forest inventory (CFI) plots

Historically, these plots have been used to inform forest growth and yield models; now these 405 1/7th-acre plots are used to inform forest management and serve as a database to inform forest-wide research.

Alan Ek, UMN

David Wilson, UMN

Maryada Shrestha

Funding: UMN Graduate School Grant-in-aid and UMN Forest Resources

100-year re-measurement of the jack pine-Scots pine growth comparison plots

The objective was to re-measure height and diameter of trees in the Scots pine - jack pine comparison study dating to 1915.

Alan Ek, UMN

Funding: UMN Graduate School grant-in-aid and UMN Forest Resources

Establishment and measurement of red pine growth and yield plot

The objective was to establish a long-term red pine growth and yield plot to compare to other 100-plus-year-old growth and yield plots.

Alan Ek, UMN Forest Resources

Funding: UMN Graduate School grant-in-aid and UMN Forest Resources