Variable:Dominant Height

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Name: Dominant Height
Description: Mean height of dominant trees. Used as input to the thinning guide, to determine thinning grade.
I/O: Output variable (prognosis)
Membership: Treatment unit
Type: real
Unit/values: (m)
Database table: dbo.Result_ForestData (result database)


Definition

Computed as arithmetic mean height of 100 largest (diameter) trees of dominant species in a one ha stand. If there are several plots in the stand, dominant height is computed as the arithmetic average over all plots, with 100 dominant trees/per ha selected from each plot.