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stand basal area
Subject Category
X Research, Technology and Engineering
Definition
Cross-sectional area of trees measured at breast height (4.5 feet from ground level), or of grasses and shrubs measured 1 inch from ground level used to determine phytomass. Basal area is usually expressed as square units per unit area.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/11982.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/11982
Broader Term
stand characteristics
Related Term
biomass
tree and stand measurements
Spanish
área basal de la plataforma
Term Number
11982