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Urban Ecosystems and Social Dynamics

Urban Ecosystems and Processes

Rainfall interception by Santa Monica's municipal urban forest

Summary


Years of Research:  1996-2003

Funded by:  This research was supported in part by funds provided by the Pacific Southwest Research Station, Forest Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Cooperators:  We thank Walter Warriner, the Santa Monica municipal forester for sharing his tree database with us. We thank Dr. Mike Miranda at Department of Public Works of Los Angeles for providing rainfall peak intensity-duration data. Paula Peper provided tree growth curves.

Products / Publications:

  1. Xiao Q., and E.G. McPherson. 2003. Rainfall interception by Santa Monica's municipal urban forest. Urban Ecosystems - View Document [131.6 KB]

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