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Effects of disturbance on old=growth mixed wood forest in eastern Ontario

Mary Van Sleeuwen

Effects of disturbance on old=growth mixed wood forest in eastern Ontario

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Published in 2004 .
Written in English


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Statementby Mary Van Sleeuwen.
The Physical Object
Pagination39 leaves :
Number of Pages39
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21231319M


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Characteristics of the old-growth forest will include the presence of older trees, minimal signs of Effects of disturbance on old=growth mixed wood forest in eastern Ontario book disturbance, mixed-age stands, canopy openings due to tree falls, pit-and-mound topography, downed and decaying wood, standing snags, multi-layered canopies, intact soils, a healthy fungal ecosystem, and presence of indicator :// Disturbance legacies and climate jointly drive tree growth and mortality in an intensively studied boreal forest.

Ben Bond‐Lamberty. the carbon sequestration capability of old‐growth stands in a disturbance‐prone landscape, and the sustainable management of regional forests in The catastrophic wind disturbance created about 60 m 3 ha −1 of standing snags (or about stems ha −1) (Fig.

1c and d) and most were trembling aspen under 6 m in height. Salvage logging (BS) removed 55% of the snag volume and 50% of the snag density and further forest renewal activities including windrowing, planting, and tending (BSP and BSPT) removed an additional 15% of the volume   Historical changes in the disturbance history of eastern forests have dramtically influenced their current composition and structure.

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Bat activity in burned areas was either equivalent or higher than in unburned stands of mixed-conifer forest for all six phonic groups (Fig. 2, Table S1).Of the six phonic groups, four groups had activity levels significantly greater in burned stands than in unburned stands in at least one level of fire severity (Fig.

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