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The forests of presettlement New England, USA: spatial and compositional patterns based on town proprietor surveys
Aim This study uses the combination of presettlement tree surveys and spatial analysis to produce an empirical reconstruction of tree species abundance and vegetation units at different scales in theExpand
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Effects of an intense ice storm on the structure of a northern hardwood forest
A major ice storm in January 1998 provided an opportunity to study the effects of a rare, intense distur- bance on the structure of the northern hardwood forest canopy. Canopy damage was assessedExpand
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Four Centuries of Change in Northeastern United States Forests
The northeastern United States is a predominately-forested region that, like most of the eastern U.S., has undergone a 400-year history of intense logging, land clearance for agriculture, and naturalExpand
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The latitude-elevation relationship for spruce-fir forest and treeline along the Appalachian mountain chain
Spruce-fir forests extend along the Appalachian Mountains of eastern North America from 35° to 49° N. This montane vegetation differs from boreal spruce-fir forest in that it is dominated by PiceaExpand
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Spruce-Fir Forests of Eastern North America
One of the most striking ecological features of the mountains of the eastern United States and adjacent Canada is the high elevation forest dominated by the needle-leaved, evergreen genera PiceaExpand
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VEGETATION OF THE PRESETTLEMENT FORESTS OF NORTHERN NEW ENGLAND AND NEW YORK
The lotting surveys from northern New England and New York provide a unique opportunity to derive quantitative documentary evi dence on past forests. Due to the distinctive "proprietory town" landExpand
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VARIATIONS IN OLD‐GROWTH STRUCTURE AND DEFINITIONS: FOREST DYNAMICS ON WACHUSETT MOUNTAIN, MASSACHUSETTS
One of the largest old-growth forests in southern New England was recently "discovered" on the exposed upper slopes of Wachusett Mountain, Massachusetts, a heavily used recreational area located 150Expand
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Effects of Logging History and Hurricane Damage on Canopy Structure in a Northern Hardwoods Forest
PEART, D. R., C. V. COGBILL AND P. A. PALMIOTTo (Department of Biological Sciences, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH 03755). Effects of logging history and hurricane damage on canopy structure in aExpand
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The history and character of acid precipitation in eastern North America
The history and present distribution of precipitation acidity in eastern North America are reviewed. Precipitation chemistry from the 1920's indicates heavy ionic deposition, but low acidityExpand
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