The Tasmanian legacy of man and fire

@inproceedings{Jackson1999TheTL,
  title={The Tasmanian legacy of man and fire},
  author={Wd Jackson},
  year={1999}
}
The vegetation of Tasmania is complex and much of it is in a state of disclimax. At the time of European settlement, the proportion of non-forest open vegetation was 370/0, about 5% of this at high altitudes. In the present interglacial climate, in regions ofhigh rainfall, where rainforest dominance might be expected, approximately 45% carries sedgeland, grassland, shrub communities and wet sclerophyll forest. Similarly, drier areas carry extensive grassland, sedgeland and heath, instead of… CONTINUE READING

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