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variable > tree basal area

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tree basal area  


  • Basal area is the term used in forest management that defines the area of a given section of land that is occupied by the cross-section of tree trunks and stems at their base.

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  • basal area of tree


  • [controlled by ] Leca Stefan 14.06.2013" , "[source of definition ] wikipedia

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  • US LTER controlled vocabulary




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