1KCS Study

The 1000-year Chronosequence Study of the Western Washington Cascades
To characterize the composition, density, surface area, biomass, and spatial distribution of trees, saplings, and understory vegetation in a chronosequence of eight Douglas-fir/western hemlock stands ranging in age from 50 to approximately 950 years.

Locations: Western Washington Cascades including: Wind River Experimental Forest, Carson, WA, Mt. Rainier National Park, and Cedar Flats Research Natural Area

Start Date: September 1, 1999
End Date: September 1, 2006

Funding Information: National Science Foundation DBI 04- 17311, CISE 01-31952, BIR 03-19309, 99-75510, 96-3O316, 93-07771


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Datasets & Designs
The following datasets and designs are associated with the study.


If you download and use data from these datasets you must provide reference to this citation:
Van Pelt, R., and N. M. Nadkarni. 2004. Development of canopy structure in Pseudotsuga menziesii forests in the southern Washington Cascades. Forest Science 50:326-341. The publication is available for download below in the links section.

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