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  • Massachusetts Growing Degree Day and Precipitation Maps
  • Hall, Brian
  • 2003
  • A regression model that estimates monthly temperature and precipitation as a function of latitude, longitude, and elevation for the New England area was used to estimate annual growing degree days and precipitation for the state of Massachusetts. For details of the regression model please see the published paper (Ollinger, S.V., Aber, J.D., Federer, C.A., Lovett, G.M., Ellis, J.M., 1995. Modeling Physical and Chemical Climate of the Northeastern United States for a Geographic Information System. US Dept of Agriculture, Forest Service, Radnor, PA, USA).
  • N: 42.9      S: 41.3      E: -69.9      W: -73.5
  • knb-lter-hfr.88.14  
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  • doi:10.6073/pasta/fb824f8455b82c06c26f882e54e15e55
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