The importance of canopy structure in controlling the interception loss of rainfall: Examples from a young and an old-growth Douglas-fir forest

The importance of canopy structure in controlling the interception loss of rainfall: Examples from a young and an old-growth Douglas-fir forest

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Pypker, T. G., Bond, B. J., Link, T. E., Marks, D., Unsworth, M. H. 2005. The importance of canopy structure in controlling the interception loss of rainfall: Examples from a young and an old-growth Douglas-fir forest. Agricultural and Forest Meteorology. Elsevier, Inc. Volume 130. Pages 113-129

forest, hydrology, stormflow, Stormwater, Water quantity, Trees, Rainfall, Canopy, Interception, Evapotranspiration

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S016819230500064X

This study analyzes the influence of tree age (young- versus old-growth) in the canopy water storage capacity of Douglas-fir forests. The authors also report the direct throughfall fraction, the ratio of evaporation to rainfall intensity, and the interception loss of the forests.

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