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Rainfall and tree growth in the Great Basin

Ernst Antevs

Rainfall and tree growth in the Great Basin

by Ernst Antevs

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Published by Carnegie Institution of Washington and the American Geographical Society of New York in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Basin.
    • Subjects:
    • Rain and rainfall -- Great Basin.,
    • Trees -- Great Basin.,
    • Growth (Plants)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Ernst Antevs ...
      SeriesCarnegie Institution of Washington publication, no. 469, American Geographical Society. Special publication, no. 21
      ContributionsWright, John Kirtland, 1891-1969, ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQC925.1 .U35
      The Physical Object
      Pagination4 p. l., 97 p.
      Number of Pages97
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6367343M
      LC Control Number38007291
      OCLC/WorldCa2027475

        Great Basin bristlecone pine’s zone of establishment has been expanding downward in the White Mountains since around Great Basin bristlecone pine’s elevational range may also be shifting upwards in the White Mountains []. Climate: Great Basin bristlecone pine occurs in arid climates that are cold in winter and droughty in summer. treeless plains that are the coldest of all the biomes; occur in the arctic and Antarctica. Dominated by lichens, mosses, sedges, and dwarfed shrubs Characterized by extremely cold climate, permanently frozen ground (permafrost) low biotic diversity, simple vegetation structure, limitation of drainage, short season of growth and reproduction.

      As you can see from the map to the right, the tropical rainforests are, indeed, located in the tropics, a band around the equator from ° N (the Tropic of Cancer) to ° S (the Tropic of Capricorn) (red lines on map, right). Because the Earth tilts degrees on its axis as it travels around the sun, at some point in the year (the solstices, June 22nd in the north, December 22nd in. A regional growth curve with site-specific quantiles of hourly maximum rainfall is also developed. The extracting method was developed using four hourly and daily recording stations in the basin. Regionalization was carried out by clustering analysis with an input of latitude, longitude, elevation, and mean annual rainfall. Within the Great Basin during this time, both sustained periods occurred of relatively high effective moisture (such as those associated with higher-than-historical lake levels in western Nevada from ~ to ~ cal ka and ~ to ~ cal ka; Adams, ), as well as major periods of drought (such as those identified by Mensing et al.

      For Eastern North America, this has been a great year to be a tree. Temperatures were mild to moderate for most of the growing season, soil moisture was adequate to above [ ] All text copyright , Tom Kimmerer unless otherwise credited. Tree-ring chronologies were developed from single-leaf pinyon trees in the Great Basin of North America (Biondi et al. ) and calibrated against Parameter-Elevation Regressions on Independent Slopes Model (PRISM) data (Daly et al. ) to extend precipitation records. The study had mainly a hydrologic focus, with the objective to augment. and vines. In his book "Trees, Shrubs, and Woody Vines of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Park Naturalist Arthur Stupka lists species. Also, a small number of introduced species have become well established and are beginning to call this area their home; often causing serious problems to File Size: KB.


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