Predicting Understorey Vegetation Cover from Overstorey Attributes in Two Temperate Mountain Forests

@article{Weisberg2003PredictingUV,
  title={Predicting Understorey Vegetation
Cover from Overstorey Attributes in Two Temperate Mountain
Forests},
  author={P. Weisberg and C. Hadorn and H. Bugmann},
  journal={Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt vereinigt mit Tharandter forstliches Jahrbuch},
  year={2003},
  volume={122},
  pages={273-286}
}
  • P. Weisberg, C. Hadorn, H. Bugmann
  • Published 2003
  • Chemistry
  • Forstwissenschaftliches Centralblatt vereinigt mit Tharandter forstliches Jahrbuch
  • SummaryIt is important to develop a predictive understanding for the environmental controls on understorey vegetation, which harbor most of the plant biodiversity and are the source of food and cover for wildlife. Forest succession models (i. e. gap models) representing overstorey dynamics are not commonly linked to mathematical models of understorey dynamics. This is surprising, given that understorey vegetation clearly responds to changes in the overstorey that result in changing light… CONTINUE READING

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