Effects and outcomes of Caribbean hurricanes in a climate change scenario.

@article{Lugo2000EffectsAO,
  title={Effects and outcomes of Caribbean hurricanes in a climate change scenario.},
  author={A. E. Lugo},
  journal={The Science of the total environment},
  year={2000},
  volume={262 3},
  pages={243-51}
}
  • A. E. Lugo
  • Published 2000 in The Science of the total environment
Hurricanes are complex disturbance systems with significant effects on vegetation and built-up land. This paper summarizes research on the effects and outcomes of hurricanes on Caribbean forests. Twelve effects and outcome topics are presented: sudden and massive tree mortality; delayed patterns of tree mortality; alternative methods of forest regeneration; opportunities for a change in successional direction; high species turnover and opportunities for species change in forests; diversity of… CONTINUE READING
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