International Journal of Forestry Research / 2014 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Developing a Topographic Model to Predict the Northern Hardwood Forest Type within Carolina Northern Flying Squirrel (Glaucomys sabrinus coloratus) Recovery Areas of the Southern Appalachians

Table 1

Mean terrain attributes of the three forest types in the areas above 1219.2.2 m in elevation of western North Carolina, eastern Tennessee, and southwest Virginia which composed our study area (). Sampling took place between June 2012 and January 2013.

Forest type
Northern hardwoodNorthern red oakRed spruce-Fraser fir

Terrain attribute1798073
Northing (UTM)3952592.873932901.423954948.38
Elevation (m)1528.031443.591704.28
Aspect (degrees)198.89195.73195.49
Slope (percent)35.6335.5134.63
Curvature0.230.860.44
TEI*58.2760.1481.81

*Topographic exposure index.

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