Effects of Interacting Disturbances on Landscape Patterns : Budworm Defoliation and Salvage Logging

@inproceedings{Radeloff2000EffectsOI,
  title={Effects of Interacting Disturbances on Landscape Patterns : Budworm Defoliation and Salvage Logging},
  author={Volker C. Radeloff and David J. Mladenoff and Mark S Boyce},
  year={2000}
}
Prior to European settlement, the 450 000-ha Pine Barrens region in northwestern Wisconsin, USA, was characterized by a landscape mosaic of large, open patches, savannas, and closed forest stands of jack pine (Pinus banksiana). Crown-fires created large open patches that persisted on the droughty soils, providing important habitat for a number of area-sensitive, open-habitat species. Insect outbreaks may have contributed to periodic fires by increasing the fuel load. Today, fires are suppressed… CONTINUE READING
Highly Cited
This paper has 25 citations. REVIEW CITATIONS

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 20 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 15 references

Assessment of vegetation change in a firealtered forest landscape

M. E. Jakubauskas
1996
View 1 Excerpt

Classification of air - borne multispectral scanner data for mapping current defoliation caused by the spruce budworm

T. M. Lillesand
Forest Science • 1994

Effects of habitat fragmentation on birds and mammals in landscapes with different proportions of suitable habitat : a review

P. M. Attiwill
Oikos • 1994
View 1 Excerpt

The disturbance of forest ecosystems : the ecological basis for conservative management

W. L. Baker
Forest Ecology and Management • 1994

Decomposition , litter fall , and forest floor nutrient dynamics in relation to fire in eastern Ontario jack pine ecosystems

M. G. Weber
Canadian Journal of Forest Research • 1987
View 2 Excerpts

Forest cover type mapping and spruce budworm defoliation detection using simulated SPOT imagery

P. A. Burrough
Photogrammetric Engineering & Remote Sensing • 1985

Detecting forest canopy change due to insect activity using Landsat MSS

R. F. Nelson
Transactions of the Wisconsin Academy of Science , Arts and Letters • 1983
View 1 Excerpt

Modeling the effect of wildfire frequency on forest structure and succession in the northern Rocky Mountains

M. A. Marsden
Pages 23 – 30 in Proceedings , Symposium on Mapping and Geographic Information Systems ( May 31 1994 – June 3 1994 ) . Center for Remote Sensing and Mapping Science • 1983
View 1 Excerpt

Predicting jackpine budworm infestations in northwestern Wisconsin

L. Fahrig
Environmental Entomology • 1980

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…