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Ecology of understory and below-ground communities in lodgepole pine forests under changing disturbance regimesDownload
As climate changes and disturbance regimes shift, there is a need to better understand and anticipate potential impacts of both natural and anthropogenic disturbance agents on forest ecosystems. Lodgepole pine forests in western Canada are experiencing an unprecedented mountain pine beetle (MPB)...
Fire regimes at the transition between mixedwood and coniferous boreal forest in northwestern Quebec.Download
Fire history was reconstructed for an area of 15 000 km2 located in the transition zone between the mixed and coniferous forests in Quebec's southern boreal forest. We used aerial photographs, archives, and dendroecological data (315 sites) to reconstruct a stand initiation map for the area. The...
The Restorative Imperative: Challenges, objectives and approaches to restoring naturalness in forestsDownload
Abstract: Many of the world's forests are not primeval; forest restoration aims to reverse alterations caused by human use. Forest restoration (including reforestation and forest rehabilitation) is widely researched and practiced around the globe. A review of recent literature reveals some common...