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An evaluation of the STEMS tree growth projection system.

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Holdaway, Margaret R.; Brand, Gary J.

Year Published

1983

Publication

Research Paper NC-234. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 20 p.

Abstract

STEMS (Stand and Tree Evaluation and Modeling System) is a tree growth projection system. This paper (1) compares the performance of the current version of STEMS developed for the Lake States with that of the original model and (2) reports the results of an analysis of the current model over a wide range of conditions and identifies its main strengths and weaknesses.

Keywords

validation; testing; growth model; Lake States species; verification

Citation

Holdaway, Margaret R.; Brand, Gary J. 1983. An evaluation of the STEMS tree growth projection system. Research Paper NC-234. St. Paul, MN: U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, North Central Forest Experiment Station. 20 p. https://doi.org/10.2737/NC-RP-234.

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