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Biomass Insects

The biomass insect extension simulates the effects of one or more insect defoliators.

Contact: Jane Foster, University of Vermont
Copyright: The LANDIS-II Foundation
Latest release: Version 2.1 — June 2017 (Download):  Temporarily unavailable.
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Brief Description: The biomass insect extension simulates the effects of one or more insect defoliators. The results is a reduction in growth and/or partial or complete mortality of cohorts.

Developers: Jane R. Foster

Lineage: First official release in LANDIS-II.

How to cite: Foster, J.R., 2011. Forest insect defoliation patterns and carbon dynamics: Linking remote sensing with simulation models. Dissertation, University of Wisconsin.