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Radiation measurements above and in forest.

Kurth Perttu

Radiation measurements above and in forest.

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Published by Royal College of Forestry in Stockholm .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Sweden.
    • Subjects:
    • Solar radiation -- Sweden.,
    • Forests and forestry -- Sweden.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesStudia forestalia Suecica,, no. 72
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD211 .S84 no. 72
      The Physical Object
      Pagination49 p.
      Number of Pages49
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5012240M
      LC Control Number76582048

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Radiation measurements above and in forest. by Kurth Perttu Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The report deals with radiation measurements made from aircraft over different kinds of surfaces and on the ground in different types of forest. With the results of the measurements as a basis, the distribution of the radiation energy in two different types of forest is then by: Radiation measurements by various instruments in the open and in the forest.

Upper Darby, Pa.: Northeastern Forest Experiment Station, Forest Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, (OCoLC)   “There is bad news – radiation is above normal in the fire’s centre,” Firsov wrote on Sunday.

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Abstract. Solar radiation was measured within and above an east Tennessee deciduous forest over a 2-yr period. Diurnal patterns of within-forest radiation follow the temporal variation in incident radiation but become more irregular with depth in the forest because of the highly variable penetration of beam radiation in space and in time.

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And it was possible to determine the percentage of passage of visible solar radiation through the forest canopy and the conditions of illumination of the lower phyto.

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