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Coarse woody debris

LC control no.sh2002000181
LC classificationSD387.C63 Forestry
Topical headingCoarse woody debris
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Variant(s)CWD (Coarse woody debris)
Debris, Coarse woody
Down woody debris
DWD (Down woody debris)
Large organic debris
Large woody debris
Large woody material (Forest litter)
LOD (Large organic debris)
LWD (Large woody debris)
Organic debris, Large
Woody debris, Coarse
Woody material, Large (Forest litter)
See alsoForest litter
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Scope noteHere are entered works on dead woody material, such as logs, stumps, large branches, and root masses, found on the ground in forest stands or in streams.
Found inWork cat.: Fox, M.J. A new look at the quantities and volumes of instream wood ... 2001: introd. (large woody debris (LWD))
The dict. of forestry, c1998 (coarse woody debris (CWD): any piece(s) of dead woody material, e.g., dead boles, limbs, and large root masses, on the ground in forest stands or in streams; synonym: large woody debris (LWD), large organic debris (LOD), down woody debris (DWD)--note, the type and size of material designated as coarse woody debris varies among classification systems)
Dunster, J.A. Dict. of natural resource management, c1996 (coarse woody debris: Typically, sound or rotting logs, stumps, or large branches that have fallen or been cut and left in the woods, or trees and branches that have died but remain standing or leaning. See also large woody material: In the US, logs on the forest floor in pieces at least sixty centimeters (twenty-four inches) in diameter at the large end)
LC database, May 8, 2002 (coarse woody debris; CWD; large woody debris; large organic debris)