Forest ecological classification and mapping: Their application for ecosystem management in Newfoundland

@article{Moores1996ForestEC,
  title={Forest ecological classification and mapping: Their application for ecosystem management in Newfoundland},
  author={L. Moores and B. Pittman and G. Kitchen},
  journal={Environmental Monitoring and Assessment},
  year={1996},
  volume={39},
  pages={571-577}
}
A prerequisite to sustaining ecosystems is the inventory and classification of landscape structure and composition. Ecological classification and mapping involves the delineation of landscapes into easily recognizable units. Topography, soils, vegetation, physical landscape form, and successional pathways are delineation criteria commonly used.Damman (1967) developed a forest type classification system for Newfoundland using vegetation, soil and landforms as the defining criteria. Damman's… Expand
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