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Management of subalpine forests

building on 50 years of research : proceedings of a technical conference, Silver Creek, Colorado, July 6-9, 1987

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Forest Service, Rocky Mountain Forest and Range Experiment Station in Fort Collins, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Fraser Experimental Forest (Colo.),
  • Rocky Mountains
    • Subjects:
    • Forest management -- Rocky Mountains -- Congresses.,
    • Forest management -- Research -- Rocky Mountains -- Congresses.,
    • Fraser Experimental Forest (Colo.) -- Congresses.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementtechnical coordinators, Charles A. Troendle ... [et al.].
      SeriesGeneral technical report RM ;, 149, SAF ;, 87-08, SAF publication ;, 87-08.
      ContributionsTroendle, Charles A., Rocky Mountain Forest and Ranger Experiment Station (Fort Collins, Colo.), Society of American Foresters.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD144.A14 M36 1987
      The Physical Object
      Paginationvii, 253 p. :
      Number of Pages253
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2148894M
      LC Control Number88601565

      Solid squares indicate surveyed plots. WelchK. From here you will get breathtaking views of Yosemite Valley. Therefore, factors correlated with debarking by deer in subalpine forests should be clarified to help effectively conserve these forests. Montane forests outside Europe tend to be more species-rich, because the major mountain chains of Europe are oriented east-west.

      December, San Diego, CA. Safford, and R. Root, O. MeyerM. Etterson, D. Alpine plants display adaptations such as rosette structures, waxy surfaces, and hairy leaves.

      All analyses were conducted using R ver 3. Current Status The region was once dominated by native mixed forests, however, due to intensive logging in the late 19th and the 20th century, in many places native forests have been replaced with spruce monocultures. Fire Ecology 7 3 : We found that small- and large-scale disturbances such as windthrows, bark beetle outbreaks, and fires are part of the natural dynamics of subalpine spruce forests. Further growth is more horizontal than vertical, and additional rooting may occur where branches contact the soil.


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Management of subalpine forests book

Agriculture is restricted to the valleys and foothill areas and does not play an important economic role. It is also the only mountain range in Europe with a free ranging population of European bison.

The broadleaf trees show more variety and are often evergreen, e. Many studies have examined the factors influencing debarking and browsing in lower elevation forests.

The landscape reconstructions were also made using a simulation model based on hypothetical fire management policies of total fire exclusion and selective fire control permitting only small fires to burn. Currently Carrie Levine is leading a study of the interacting effects of grazing pressure and ecosystem productivity using various soil types on annual grassland composition and functional types, based on grazed vs ungrazed paired plots at over 30 sites.

We used the number of saplings as response variable. California Agriculture. Almost all natural and semi-natural forests of the Western Carpathians are now protected in nature reserves and national parks. The Carpathians are also one of the last European refuges of the wild cat, and a nesting site of the golden eagle.

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Aubry ed. Biodiversity Features The flora of the Carpathians is very specific and, compared with the surrounding areas, rich in rare and endemic plants. Ecosystems MillerJ. The whole bow-like chain is approximately km long and km wide, between 45o and 50o N latitude and 17o and 27o E longitude.

CarlsonC. Safford, H. The warmest locations in the Carpathian foothills in Romania have an average annual temperature well above 10oC, while in the highest parts of the Tatras the average annual temperature is only -2oC.

In this study, we examined which factors are associated with debarking by sika deer Cervus nippon in subalpine coniferous forests. By cutting and burning forests along the mountain ridges they created numerous glades and meadows, which since have been a distinct feature of the Carpathian landscape.

Applied Vegetation Science HarrisonS. At higher elevation, Sarah Winsemius is leading a study that is examining the effects of disturbance and increased precipitation variability on carbon and water resources in subalpine forests in the Sierra Nevada.

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Luckily, there are resources to help you decide which sites you want to hit during your visit. For first-time Yosemite visitors, the park can be overwhelming.

Camacho, J. The biotemperature of the alpine zone is between 1. For all models, we adopted each plot as random effect. Japan Meteorological Agency, Tokyo Google Scholar Kaji M Studies on the ecological geography of subalpine conifers: distribution pattern of Abies mariesii in relation to the effect of climate in the postglacial warm period.

However, such countermeasures are difficult to perform in subalpine forests because of difficult access e. Most of the upland forest area was burned by large, destructive fires in the middle and late 's.

Alpine plants display adaptations such as rosette structures, waxy surfaces, and hairy leaves. Managing chaparral resources on public lands.

Fuels capable of supporting a crown fire usually do not develop until a stand is yr old, and ignitions prior to that time usually extinguish naturally before covering more than a few hectares. Safford, N.Fischer, W.

Rocky Mountains subalpine zone

C. Photo guide for appraising downed woody fuels in Montana forests: lodgepole pine, and engelmann spruce - subalpine fir cover types. General Technical Report INT Ogden, UT, USDA Forest Service, Intermountain Forest and Range Experiment Station.

Commons,Forest Management Commons, and theWood Science and Pulp, Paper Technology of mainly ponderosa pine and Douglas fir from subalpine forests of mainly Engelmann spruce, subalpine fir, and lodgepole pine (Marr ). In the context of a book on forest fragmentation it is important to. Management practices in these montane forests have often been controversial, and fire suppression has significantly altered forest conditions such that fires escaping containment are often large and produce extensive areas burned at high severity.

Ecosystem Management in the Boreal Forest Gauthier, Sylvie, Vaillancourt, Marie-Andrée unique challenges for management of these forests in B.C.

In this chapter, we will address how the proportion and configuration of Spruce Subalpine Fir (ESSF) zones (Meidinger and Pojar ). SBS and ESSFCited by: and its expression for management Managers and planners must fully understand climate change science A new toolbox that integrates climate futures with contemporary applications (e.g., FVS) to generate NRVs, effects of management alternatives, and FRVs.

The future of subalpine forests in the Southern Rocky Mountains: Trajectories for Pinus aristata genetic lineages While these lineages may be more likely to persist and therefore present.