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Southeast Alaska forests

Sally J. Campbell

Southeast Alaska forests

inventory highlights

by Sally J. Campbell

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Pacific Northwest Research Station in Portland, OR .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Alaska,
  • Alaska Panhandle,
  • Alaska Panhandle.
    • Subjects:
    • Forests and forestry -- Alaska -- Alaska Panhandle -- Statistics.,
    • Timber -- Alaska -- Alaska Panhandle -- Statistics.,
    • Forest surveys -- Alaska -- Alaska Panhandle.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementSally Campbell, Willem W.S. van Hees, and Bert Mead.
      GenreStatistics.
      SeriesGeneral technical report PNW-GTR ;, 609, General technical report PNW ;, 609.
      ContributionsVan Hees, Willem W. S., Mead, Bert R., Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD144.A4 C36 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination20 p. :
      Number of Pages20
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3367490M
      LC Control Number2004438723
      OCLC/WorldCa56565152

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Peppered with detailed line art illustrations, this book combines scientific research with personal experiences to make a definitive field guide for residents of or visitors to Southeast Alaska. This, the third edition, includes expanded coverage of old growth forest biology, previously unpublished line art illustrations, and side-bars Cited by: 8.

Southeast Alaska is composed of seven entire boroughs and two census areas, in addition to the portion of the Yakutat Borough lying east of ° West longitude. Although it has only percent of Alaska's land area, it is larger than the state of Maine, and almost as large as the state of Southeast Alaskan coast is roughly as long as the west coast of Canada.

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Get this Southeast Alaska forests book a library. Southeast Alaska forests: inventory highlights. [Sally J Campbell; Willem W S Van Hees; Bert R Mead; Pacific Northwest Research Station (Portland, Or.)] -- "This publication presents highlights of a recent southeast Alaska inventory and analysis conducted by the Pacific Northwest Research Station Forest Inventory and Analysis Program (USDA Forest.

Lead Naturalist. One of the founders of Discovery Southeast, Richard is coauthor of The Nature of Southeast Alaska (), The Enduring Forests (), Book of the Tongass (), The coastal Forests and Mountains Ecoregion (, Audubon/TNC),and Salmon in the Trees ().

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Many of Southeast Alaska forests book Forest's 32 management units are on Prince of Wales Island. The Rainforest. Glacier Gardens is set within the grasps of the mighty Tongass National Forest. The Tongass is the largest temperate rainforest in the world with roughly 17 million Southeast Alaska forests book of protected habitat that encompasses all of Southeast Alaska’s Alexander Archipelago which makes up the Inside Passage.

Description. By the late 19th century, the forests of Southeast Alaska were being eyed for economic development and commercial interests had begun harvesting the high-quality Sitka spruce and other species in Alaska’s panhandle. The forests of southeast Alaska are divided at about Southeast Alaska forests book 56' N.

into two general types. western hemlock and Sitka spruce. redcedar and Alaska-cedar are represented to a greater extent (Taylor ). Southeast Alaska forests book of this line the forest is primarily South of the division line westernCited by: 2.

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Southeast Alaska, sometimes called the Alaska Panhandle is the southeastern portion of the U.S. state of is west of the northern half of the Canadian province of British Columbia.A lot of the panhandle is part of the Tongass National Forest, which is the biggest national forest in the United States.

This part of Alaska is known for its mild rainy climate and beautiful scenery. Southeast Alaska is a land of photo superlatives, from colorful sunrise to magical sunset, the endless opportunities in between will leave even the most seasoned photographer breathless.

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The forests of Southeast Alaska form a tall canopy that shades a dense ground cover of mosses, ferns, and a variety of bushes. Sitka spruce (in center below) and western red cedar (at right below) are two of the most abundant trees. Both have great economic value.

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Search: Contact Us. Expert Advice. Getting Started. Best Time To Visit Alaska; Best Way To See Alaska. At approximately 17 million acres, the Tongass National Forest is America’s largest national forest, encompassing the majority of the southeast Alaska Panhandle.

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2 Southeast Alaska Conservation Assessment, Executive Summary the region’s forest products industry. As in other areas in the world, timber harvest in Southeast focused first on the most accessible and highest-quality timber lands of the region and created an expansive network of more than 5, mi (8, km) of logging roads.

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The unique features of the book Author: Richard Carstensen. With a little luck, an archeologist will read this book and go in the same direction. This is a subject worthy of intensive study.

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Originally, the Southeast Alaska Land Trust had a founding Board of three, along with a handful of volunteers. Today, it is directed by a local, all-volunteer Board of Directors and four standing committees, and a small professional staff responsible for carrying out a.

The Nature of Southeast Alaska: A Guide to Plants, Animals, and Habitats by Rita M. O’Clair, Robert H. Armstrong, and Richard Carstensen. In this lively field guide to Southeast Alaska’s natural world, you’ll find everything from bears to banana slugs, mountains to murrelets. Alaska is divided into three forest practices regions.

Region I comprises coastal forests from Southeast Alaska through Prince William Sound, the eastern Kenai Peninsula, the Kodiak Archipelago, and parts of the Alaska Peninsula. Region II is the boreal forest south of the Alaska Range. Region III is the boreal forest in the rest of the state.

In Southeast Alaska, the people rely upon these trees in different ways, and many who were knowledgeable of the changes were altering their uses accordingly. There was a man who was innovating his. Travel through the Inside Passage of Southeast Alaska for views of some of North America’s most rugged and wild coastline.

The sights include fjords, glaciers, forests, Native American villages and facilities created during the height of Alaska’s gold rush.

Today, if you drive southeast of Anchorage, along Turnagain Arm, you can still see scraps of the ghost forests, trees that were plunged below the briny surface and frozen in place. You’ll Be Blown Away By These Amazing State Forests In Alaska.

Alaska has some pretty impressive forests. In fact, we have the first and second largest NATIONAL forests in the United States, the Tongass National Forest and the Chugach National : Casea Peterson.

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Will include dust jacket if it originally came with one. Text will be unmarked and pages crisp. Satisfaction is guaranteed with every order. ENDURING FORESTS: NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, OREGON, WASHINGTON, BRITISH COLUMBIA, AND SOUTHEAST ALASKA By Charles Mauzy, Robert Michael Pyle **Mint Condition**.the Nation’s forests, according to one scientific study it contains the equivalent of 8 percent of the carbon sequestered in the forests of the conterminous United States.

The Department of Agriculture is committed to maintaining Southeast Alaska’s .Metlakatla, on Annette Island, is a beautiful community sitting ebook a lush, green temperate rainforest in southern southeast Alaska. Metlakatla’s Native people have a rich, complex and diverse culture and history dating back many thousands of years.