Forest growth

Forest growth

Trees grow at varying speeds depending on the tree species, age, location and genetic origin. When is the culmination of height growth and radial growth? When is the optimal time to harvest a forest stand?

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Tree growth on the fast track

Continuous monitoring of growth on experimental forest plots since 1870 – this is a global rarity. Just as fascinating is what this observation has revealed: our trees have been growing faster over the last five decades than they did before.

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Forest use and tree rings

Tree ring analysis is an important, efficient and low cost instrument for modern forest management. Drill cores as well as cross sections can be used.

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Dendrochronological Database

This relational tree ring database contains tree ring data as well as their documentation and spatial information. All information is available over World Wide Web.

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