Table 3.

Leaf area distribution by tree type and height class (leaf-on season).

Tree type/height classLeaf area (% of total SubRAD)
Rural SubRADCity SubRAD
Broadleaf deciduous
Largea5.7%27.2%
Mediumb9.5%21.4%
Smallc0.0%1.4%
Subtotal15.2%50.0%
Broadleaf evergreen
Large39.0%0.9%
Medium29.1%2.0%
Small0.1%1.7%
Subtotal68.2%4.6%
Conifer
Large10.3%7.4%
Medium4.5%34.3%
Small1.8%0.4%
Subtotal16.6%42.1%
Palm
Large0%1.7%
Medium0%1.5%
Small0%0.1%
Subtotal0%3.3%
Average LAI6.13.7
  • a Tree height greater than 15 m [50 ft].

  • b Tree height 5 to 15 m [16.5 to 50 ft].

  • c Tree height less than 5 m [16.5 ft].