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Title

Distribution of forest ecosystems and the role of fire in the North American boreal region
Document Type: Book Chapter
Author(s): Laura L. Bourgeau-Chavez; Martin E. Alexander; Brian J. Stocks; Eric S. Kasischke
Editor(s): Eric S. Kasischke; Brian J. Stocks
Publication Year: 2000

Cataloging Information

Keyword(s):
  • Abies balsamea
  • Abies lasiocarpa
  • Betula papyrifera
  • boreal forest
  • boreal forest ecosystem
  • C - carbon
  • Canada
  • crown fires
  • deciduous forests
  • distribution
  • ecology
  • ecosystem dynamics
  • fire management
  • fire regimes
  • geology
  • Larix laricina
  • lichens
  • mosses
  • North America
  • Picea glauca
  • Picea mariana
  • Pinus banksiana
  • Pinus contorta
  • Populus balsamifera
  • Populus tremuloides
  • post-fire recovery
  • soil temperature
  • soils
  • Sphagnum spp.
  • succession
  • tundra
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Record Last Modified: June 1, 2018
FRAMES Record Number: 9340
Tall Timbers Record Number: 21851
TTRS Location Status: Not in file
TTRS Abstract Status: Okay, Fair use, Reproduced by permission

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Description

Chapter 7 of the book titled, Fire, Climate Change, and Carbon Cycling in the Boreal Forest.

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Citation:
Bourgeau-Chavez, Laura L.; Alexander, Martin E.; Stocks, Brian J.; Kasischke, Eric S. 2000. Distribution of forest ecosystems and the role of fire in the North American boreal region. Pages 111-131 In: Kasischke, Eric S.; Stocks, Brian J., eds. Fire, Climate Change, and Carbon Cycling in the Boreal Forest, Ecological Studies 138. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag.