Robust Prediction of Treefall Pit and Mound Sizes from Tree Size Across 10 Forest Blowdowns in Eastern North America

Treefall pits and mounds, formed when trees are uprooted by wind, influence an exceptionally broad range of phenomena in forests, having impacts on vegetation composition, soil formation, erosion, and soil respiration, among other processes. For example, treefall pits and mounds are known to have plant species composition with more pioneer species than… CONTINUE READING