Image analysis and coummunity monitoring on coniferous forest dynamics in Changbai Mountain.

The structure and dynamics of coniferous forests in Changbai Mountain were studied at different spatial scales, including ground survey of permanent plots and analysis of multitemporal satellite images. Plot-scale examinations showed that the mortality rate was 7% - 9%, and the recruitment rate was 18% - 20% per 10 years. Species composition changed over… CONTINUE READING