Fire and canopy species composition in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence forest of Témiscamingue, Québec

@inproceedings{Drever2006FireAC,
  title={Fire and canopy species composition in the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence forest of T{\'e}miscamingue, Qu{\'e}bec},
  author={C. Ronnie Drever and Christian Messier and Yves Marc Bergeron and Fr{\'e}d{\'e}rik Doyon},
  year={2006}
}
Large severe fires are typically rare in the northern hardwood forests of eastern North America, with estimated return intervals as high as 1400– 4500 years. We investigated the history of large severe fires in western Québec, Canada, where sugar maple (Acer saccharum Marsh.), yellow birch (Betula alleghaniensis Britt.), and eastern hemlock ((Tsuga canadensis (L.) Carr.) dominate a landscape at northern limit of the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence forest region. Using a combination of provincial… CONTINUE READING
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