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Title

Environmental factors and ecological processes in boreal forests
Document Type: Journal Article
Author(s): Gordon B. Bonan; Herman H. Shugart
Publication Year: 1989

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • arthropods
  • Betula
  • bibliographies
  • biogeography
  • biomass
  • boreal ecology
  • boreal forests
  • climatology
  • community ecology
  • coniferous forests
  • distribution
  • ecology
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • elevation
  • fire frequency
  • fire intensity
  • fire regimes
  • flammability
  • forest types
  • fuel accumulation
  • habitat types
  • hardwood forest
  • insects
  • lichen
  • litter
  • moisture
  • mosaic
  • mosses
  • N - nitrogen
  • nutrient cycling
  • organic matter
  • overstory
  • P - phosphorus
  • permafrost
  • Picea
  • pine
  • plant communities
  • plant growth
  • Populus
  • post-fire recovery
  • precipitation
  • radiation
  • Russia
  • Scandinavia
  • seasonal activities
  • seedlings
  • sloping terrain
  • soil moisture
  • soil nutrients
  • soil temperature
  • soils
  • species diversity
  • succession
  • temperature
  • topography
  • wildfires
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 3573
Tall Timbers Record Number: 4640
TTRS Location Status: In-file
TTRS Call Number: Journals-A
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Description

A discussion of the interrelationships between climate, solar radiation, soil moisture, soil temperature and permafrost, forest floor organic layer, nutrient availability, fire regime and insect outbreaks in boreal forests throughout the circumpolar region.

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Citation:
Bonan, Gordon B.; Shugart, Herman H. 1989. Environmental factors and ecological processes in boreal forests. Annual Review of Ecology and Systematics 20:1-28.