Document


Title

Classification, description, and dynamics of plant communities following fire in the taiga of interior Alaska. Fire effects study
Document Type: Report
Author(s): M. Joan Foote
Publication Year: 1976

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • interior Alaska
  • species composition
  • stand structure
  • successional stages
Region(s):
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Record Last Modified: December 3, 2015
FRAMES Record Number: 5727

Description

One hundred thirty forest stands ranging in age from 1 month postfire to 200 years were sampled and described by successional series and developmental stage. Patterns of change in the two successional series are described. In addition, 12 mature forest communities are described in quantitative and qualitative terms.

Citation:
Foote, M. Joan. 1976. Classification, description, and dynamics of plant communities following fire in the taiga of interior Alaska. Fire effects study. Final Report for BLM Contract Number 53500-CT2-224. Fairbanks, AK: Institute of Northern Forestry. 211 p.