THE CHARACTERISTICS OF SNOW COVER ON DECIDUOUS FOREST AND OPEN AREA IN THE MIDDLE TAIGA OF THE KOMI REPUBLICJournal: Science and world (Vol.1, No. 6)
Publication Date: 2014-02-28
Authors : Pristova T.A.;
Page : 123-124
Keywords : snow cover; middle taiga; deforestation; hardwood.;
The researches of snow cover in uneven-age deciduous forest of after felling origin, spruce forest (as comparison) and on open area are conducted. Values of the main physical indicators of snow cover are defined: height, thickness, snow storage. It is established that snow cover thickness in deciduous forest and on open area is higher, than in a spruce forest. It is identified that to 40-year age snow cover of aspen and birch forest does not restore the level of a snow storage content peculiar to a spruce forest.
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