Regional forest fragmentation effects on bottomland hardwood community types and resource values

@article{Rudis2004RegionalFF,
  title={Regional forest fragmentation effects on bottomland hardwood community types and resource values},
  author={Victor A. Rudis},
  journal={Landscape Ecology},
  year={2004},
  volume={10},
  pages={291-307}
}
In human-dominated regions, forest vegetation removal impacts remaining ecosystems but regional-scale biological consequences and resource value changes are not well known. Using forest resource survey data, I examined current bottomland hardwood community types and a range of fragment size classes in the south central United States. Analyses examined resource value indicators, appraised tree-based flood zone and shade tolerance indices, and identified potential regional-scale processes… CONTINUE READING