Definition:DecayClass

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The decay classes are defined according to Swedish NFI data (NEBRYTNINGSG)

Name Value Description
Raw 0 Wood hard. Green foliage is remaining, or vascular cambium is raw.
Hard 1 More than 90 % of the stem volume consists of hard wood. The stems is very little affected by decomposing organsims.
Slightly decomposed 2 10-25 % of the stem volume consists of soft wood.
Decomposed 3 26-75 of the stem volume consists of soft wood.
Very Decomposed 4 76-100 % of the stem volume consists of soft wood.