unforested


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unforested

(ʌnˈfɒrɪstɪd)
adj
(Physical Geography) not forested
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Adj.1.unforested - not covered with forestunforested - not covered with forest; "unforested lands"
treeless, unwooded - not wooded
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He was silent on the train at first, divided between watching the wife with the child going to sleep in her arms and looking out of the window at the tilled fields and green unforested hills vague and indistinct in the driving drizzle that had set in.
The subject of the invitation to tender is a science-oriented hiking exhibition in german with the working title "unforested continents.
For example, conifer woodlands surround parts of and occur in Stevens Point, while Oshkosh is unforested and is dominated by planted deciduous trees.
At each site five throughfall collectors (on monthly basis) were located randomly within the forest stand at 10 m intervals with one precipitation sampler at a nearby unforested area.
In a high-profile civil case in 2007, Snowie unsuccessfully tried to get ramblers banned from the lands around Boquhan House, which has links to Bonnie Prince Charlie, claiming that his family would be put at risk of kidnap unless the entire unforested portion of the historic estate was excluded from the Scottish Parliament's 2002"right to roam"legislation.
Forest ecosystems may be shifting to unforested areas or to species better suited to warm weather, and wildfires are accelerating the process.
The scenarios are based on a recent study that revealed the median minimum (3.45 times the rotor diameter) and median maximum (5.3 times the rotor diameter) spacing of more than 500 wind turbines located in onshore rural unforested areas and in onshore forested areas [1]; the results of that study seems to fit with the Swedish landscape.
Because Red Foxes in the Willamette Valley would have to travel approximately 150 km to get across the Cascade Range, and then cross approximately 350 km of very dry and largely unforested habitat to reach the Blue Mountains, they were an unlikely source for these new populations.
The property includes an unforested hilltop that offers sweeping views.
Three additional quadrats of unforested tundra were sampled along each transect at least 30 m from the tree islands or krummholz on either side.