The authors thank the Maryland Department of Natural Resources for permission to conduct the study on their property and the Delaware Environmental Observing System (DEOS) for providing the meteorological monitoring equipment. Kevin Brinson assisted us in collecting and formatting the meteorological data. The Maryland State Climatologist’s Office (http://www.atmos.umd.edu/~climate) provided climate data for a location near the Fair Hill Natural Resource Management Area. We would also like to thank our three anonymous reviewers for their comments and suggestions.
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