Evaluating the effects of alternative forest management plans under various physiographic settings using historical records as a reference.

@article{Zhang2011EvaluatingTE,
  title={Evaluating the effects of alternative forest management plans under various physiographic settings using historical records as a reference.},
  author={Yangjian Zhang and Hong S. He and Stephen R. Shifley and Jian Yang and Brian J. Palik},
  journal={Journal of environmental management},
  year={2011},
  volume={92 6},
  pages={1618-27}
}
Using historical General Land Office record as a reference, this study employed a landscape-scale disturbance and succession model to estimate the future cumulative effects of six alternative management plans on the tree species composition for various physiographic settings for the Mark Twain National Forest in Missouri. The results indicate that over a… CONTINUE READING