Document


Title

Structure, diversity and health of Sierra Nevada red fir forests with reestablished fire regimes - research brief for resource managers
Document Type: Fact Sheet / Brief
Author(s): Marc D. Meyer
Publication Year: 2019

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • Abies magnifica
  • red fir
  • regeneration
  • Sierra Nevada
  • stand density
  • tree density
Region(s):
Record Maintained By:
FRAMES Staff; catalog@frames.gov
Record Last Modified: July 16, 2019
FRAMES Record Number: 58241

Description

A 2019 study by Meyer and others showed that the reestablishment of natural fire regimes can be highly effective at restoring the structure and understory diversity of red fir forests but have little effect on the health of red fir under increasing moisture stress associated with drought and warming climate.

Online Link(s):
Link to this document (821 KB; pdf)
Citation:
Meyer, Marc. 2019. Structure, diversity and health of Sierra Nevada red fir forests with reestablished fire regimes - research brief for resource managers. California Fire Science Consortium. 2 p.