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Record number 333816
Title Gap dynamics and disturbances in forested ecosystems
Author(s) Vodde, F.
Source In: Natural disturbances dynamics as component of ecosystem management planning, Workshop natural disturbances dynamics as component of ecosystem management planning, Geysir, 11-15 Oktober 2003. - Geysir, Iceland : Rit Mógilsár Rannsóknastöðvar Skógræktar - p. 42 - 47.
Event Geysir, Iceland : Rit Mógilsár Rannsóknastöðvar Skógræktar WORKSHOP NATURAL DISTURBANCES DYNAMICS AS COMPONENT OF ECOSYSTEM MANAGEMENT PLANNING, 2003-10-11/2003-10-15
Department(s) Forest Ecology and Forest Management
PE&RC
Publication type Contribution in proceedings
Publication year 2004
Abstract The components of gap dynamics, consisting of spatial and temporal factors and of magnitude, are also applicable to disturbance dynamics. Comparing research results in gap and disturbance dynamics on different geographical locations is a useful tool for the investigation, prediction and implementation of the impact of different disturbance types in several forest ecosystems. The exact description of key terms, concepts and methodologies of research are very important for these comparisons. A digital database, containing details on research parameters like location, plot size and disturbance frequency, could form an interesting guide for future research.
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