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Table 1 Destructively sampled trees used in this study (Legacy Trees and trees destructively sampled for this study), the number of trees sampled for each species, location, and study and a summary of the diameter at breast height (DBH)

From: Variability and uncertainty in forest biomass estimates from the tree to landscape scale: the role of allometric equations

Species Study Location n Mean DBH (cm) Min DBH (cm) Max DBH (cm)
Lodgepole pine This study CO State Forest 20 16.3 2.5 29.9
Reid et al. (1974) Near Red Feather Lakes, CO 19 13.3 2.5 28.7
Sánchez Meador (2007) Pike, San Isabel, and Aarapaho NF 69 13.2 1.5 32.0
Tossey (1982) Near Red Feather Lakes, CO 26 5.4 1.0 11.4
Ponderosa pine This study Ben Delatour Boy Scout Ranch 10 34.0 4.9 61.8
Sánchez Meador (2007) Pike, San Isabel, and Aarapaho NF 80 15.3 1.8 36.6
Tossey (1982) Near Red Feather Lakes, CO 28 5.3 0.8 11.7
Douglas-fir This study Ben Delatour Boy Scout Ranch 10 24.9 2.4 46.6
Sánchez Meador (2007) Pike, San Isabel, and Aarapaho NF 63 14.1 1.5 39.6
  1. NF National Forest, CO Colorado