Global Litter Invertebrate
Research Scientist, Soil Ecology
Canadian Forest Service, Pacific Forestry Centre
506 Burnside Road W., Victoria, B.C. V8Z 1M5
Telephone: (+1) 250 363 0677
Fax: (+1) 250 363 0775
Site location is 54° 36' 20.0 " latitude, 126° 18'
Site elevation is 1100 m.
Annual average precipitation is 512.9 mm based on 30-yr
Annual average temperature is 2.5°C based on 30-yr normals.
Soil classification is Hemimor/Orthic Gray Luvisol.
Native Forest/Vegetation Types
Dominant tree species are Pinucont, Abielasi, and Piceglau.
Stand density is 634 trees/ha with basal area at 27.4 m 2/ha.
The ecoclimatic province of Topley is Cordilleran. Dominant
shrub species are Vaccmemb, Loneinvo, and Rubupary. Dominant
moss species are Pleuschr, Ptilcris, and Hylosple. Dominant
herb species are Corncana, Rubupeda and Linnbore.
Holdridge life zone is cool temperate subalpine moist forest.