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Name: Claire P.
Status: educator
Age: 50s
Location: N/A
Country: N/A
Date: 1999-2001 


Question:
I am working with students in the forests of the Rocky Mountains. I would like to find a way to estimate how long it takes for dead timber lying on the ground to rot, and how this differs from the rate of decomposition of standing timber.


Replies:
These sites should be helpful.

http://students.washington.edu/boakley/methods.html

http://nigec.ucdavis.edu/publications/annual99/western/WRHarmon0.html

http://lba.cptec.inpe.br/lba/eng/docs/publications/ChambersBiogeochemistry.pdf

Sincerely,

Anthony R. Brach



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