Holdridge vegetation classification system

Another triangle, this one found in a University of Michigan Global Change lecture on the Tropical Rain Forest, by George Kling. 

The triangle is the "Holdridge triangle", dating to 1947. 

  • Holdridge, L.R. (1947) Determination of world plant formations from simple climatic data. Science, 105, 367–368.

image from www.globalchange.umich.edu

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