Broad-scale distribution of epiphytic hair lichens correlates more with climate and nitrogen deposition than with forest structure

@inproceedings{Esseen2017BroadscaleDO,
  title={Broad-scale distribution of epiphytic hair lichens correlates more with climate and nitrogen deposition than with forest structure},
  author={P.-A. Esseen and Marie Ekstr{\"o}m and B. Westerlund and Kristin Palmqvist and Bengt Gunnar Jonsson and A. Grafstr{\"o}m and G{\"o}ran St{\aa}hl},
  year={2017}
}
Hair lichens are strongly influenced by forest structure at local scales, but their broad-scale distributions are less understood. We compared the occurrence and length of Alectoria sarmentosa (Ach.) Ach., Bryoria spp., and Usnea spp. in the lower canopy of > 5000 Picea abies (L.) Karst. trees within the National Forest Inventory across all productive… CONTINUE READING