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INT-GTR-336: Disturbance ecology and forest management: A review of the literature


Rogers, Paul. 1996. Disturbance ecology and forest management: A review of the literature. Gen. Tech. Rep. INT-GTR-336. Ogden, UT: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Intermountain Research Station. 16 p.

This review of the disturbance ecology literature, and how it pertains to forest management, is a resource for forest managers and researchers interested in disturbance theory, specific disturbance agents, their interactions, and appropriate methods of inquiry for specific geographic regions. Implications for the future of disturbance ecology-based management are discussed.

Keywords: equilibrium, forest dynamics, human disturbance, landscapes, regions, modeling


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Title: INT-GTR-336: Disturbance ecology and forest management: A review of the literature
Publish Date: January 8, 2013
Last Update:
January 8, 2013

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